Pot Size: 5 litre
Description: With broadly elliptic leathery crenate leaves 10×3 cm with undulating margins and acuminate tips on green branches. An evergreen shrub with few arching branches to 2m tall, where we collected the seed in dense steep mountain forest on the slopes of Fansipan the highest mountain in northern Vietnam in the autumn of 2003 with Dan Hinkley. Bearing axillary clusters of pink 4-5 lobed fruit on long pendant pedicells to 7cm long, the capsules splitting to reveal the red aril covered ellipsoid seed. Best grown in a fertile soil with some moisture retention in sun or shade.
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Crûg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU.
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