Pot Size: 20 litre
Description: From seed we collected in the mountain forests of Fan Si Pan the highest mountain in northern Vietnam at around 2100m with Ben Kettle in 2007. Where this evergreen ancient forest species only formed small to medium sized trees to 10-15m tall. With leathery dark green glossy thick-textured leaves to 20cm long and goblet-shaped scented white flowers in mid-summer followed by cone-shaped fruit bearing seed capsules splitting to reveal the red-orange aril covered seed. Best grown in sun to light shade in a freely draining soil with good moisture retention out of freezing winds.
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Crûg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU.
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