Pot Size: 20 litre
Description: Only forming medium sized densely branched shrubs, although capable of much taller on old trees, where I gathered the seed of this evergreen species. With wonderfully textured leathery leaves 10-13 cm long held on shallowly winged petioles (hence its epithet), with the parchment textured leaves impressed above by the network of venation. Still retaining the almost globular dark seed capsules when we found them, which had succeeded the solitary white flowers born in abundance April-May. Best grown in an acidic to neutral humus rich soil with adequate drainage in full sun to light shade out of freezing winds.
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Crûg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU.
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