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botanical name:
Edgeworthia chrysantha
Edgeworthia chrysantha © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Paper Bush
synonyms:  Edgeworthia papyrifera
family:  Thymelaeaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: purple & green
stem/bark: brown
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Deciduous shrub of open, rounded habit. Lance-shaped to ovate dark green leaves. Nodding clusters of small, fragrant yellow flowers, densely covered with silky white hairs, in late winter and early spring. Sometimes produces purplish green fruits.

Well drained, humus-rich in sun or dappled shade. Needs a sheltered position in cold areas and protection from very hard frosts.

From seed or by semi-ripe cuttings.

Used in Japan for the manufacture of high quality paper.

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