Pot Size: 2 litre (deep)
Description: Closely related to Aspidistra. A species that was described from plants found in neighbouring China, found growing in the high altitude mountain forests surrounding Fansipan, the highest mountain in Vietnam and surrounding countries. Arising from a sturdy rhizome with vertical closely bunched petioles to 25cm long, holding the distinct ovate thin textured foliage, with distinct parallel venation, to 20cm long. Bearing in the spring for us, extending racemes of dark brown-purple buds that open from the base to reveal their yellowish interiors. These producing blue fruit when pollinated. Not tested outdoors by ourselves yet, hence best grown in a frost free full to partially shaded leafy well drained soil.
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Crûg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU.
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