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botanical name:
Stachyurus praecox
Stachyurus praecox © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Stachyuraceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: maroon
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Large, spreading, open, deciduous shrub with arching reddish-brown shoots. Alternately arranged, tapering mid-green leaves up to 18cm long. Stiffly pendant racemes of bell-shaped pale yellow flowers, which develop in autumn but do not open until March.

cultivation:
Fertile, humus-rich, moist, well drained, acid soil in sun or part shade. Best in a position sheltered from cold drying winds. May be trained against a wall.

propagation:
From seed or heeled, semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

usage:
Shrub border or woodland garden.

other notes:
Intrdoced from Japan in 1864.

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