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botanical name:
Skimmia japonica 'Emerald King'
Skimmia japonica 'Emerald King' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Rutaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 1.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Small, compact, dome-shaped evergreen with good, leathery deep green foliage. Male clone producing dense heads of sweetly scented white flowers, opening in spring from reddish winter buds.

Humus-rich, moist, well drained soil in dappled shade.

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