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botanical name:
Skimmia japonica 'Wakehurst White'
Skimmia japonica 'Wakehurst White' © Deeproot Plant Base
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synonyms:  Skimmia japonica 'Fructo-alba', Skimmia japonica 'Fructu Albo', Skimmia japonica 'Alba'
family:  Rutaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Low growing, dome-shaped female clone with leathery, glossy dark green leaves. White-green winter buds open to scented white flowers in spring followed by clusters of white berries.
Female cultivar.

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

Suitable for growing in containers.

other notes:
Found as a chance seedling in the Skimmia collection at Wakehurst Place.

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