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Rhaphiolepis are evergreen shrubs or small trees, with leathery, dark green leaves and terminal panicles of white or pink-tinged flowers in early summer, followed by black fruits
R. umbellata is a slow-growing, small evergreen shrub of rounded habit with leathery, broadly-oval leaves and fragrant white flowers 2cm in width, in terminal panicles in early summer, followed by small, fleshy black fruits
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a sheltered area out of drying or cold winds in a moist, moderately fertile soil in full sun
Propagate from semi-hardwood cuttings in late summer or layering in autumn. Propagate by seed sown under heated glass in full light
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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