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botanical name:
Crinodendron hookerianum
Crinodendron hookerianum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lantern tree
family:  Elaeocarpaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 6.00m
width: 5.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Attractive large, stiffly branched evergreen with glossy dark green leaves. Bright red flowers dangle from the branches in late spring or early summer.

Moist, well drained, acidic soil preferably in part shade. Needs a fairly warm location and best suited to mild climates.

other notes:
Native to Chile

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