Pot Size: 12 litre
Description: Originating from seed we collected from an exposed ridge on the northern border of Vietnam with China, above the forests of Y Ty in the autumn of 2011. Where it formed small tidy-looking evergreen shrubs, somewhat reminiscent of a dwarf Rhododendron. With thick-textured small ovate leaves 7.5 x 5cm, with bright red small petioles. The branches appearing somewhat whirled giving a tiered effect. Bearing axillary showy small bright red orbicular fruit approximately 1cm across, with conspicuous calyces, resulting from the white flowers born May-June in the wild. Best grown in good light sheltered from freezing winds in an acid to neutral well drained fertile soil with a good quantity of humus added for moisture retention.
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Crûg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU.
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