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Garrya elliptica
Silk-tassel Bush 

Garrya elliptica
Common name

Silk-tassel Bush

Group

Shrubs

Family

Garryaceae

Description

Silk-tassel Bush. An upright shrub with glossy; evergreen green leaves. Attractive grey-green catkins in mid-winter. Max Height 4m. Max Spread 4m. Flowers February to April. Full sun/partial shade. Frost hardy. Water thoroughly before planting.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Upright
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Frost hardy
Toxicity
Skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
4m
Ultimate spread
4m

Colour

Flowers
Grey; Green in February; April
Foliage
Green - Evergreen
Fruit
Purple; Red in September; October
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Sheltered site
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Well drained
Propagation
Stem cuttings
Usage
Wall shrub; Border
Planting
Water thoroughly before planting

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Early spring Cut back flowered shoots to encourage new growth
Maintenance
Dead heading; Feed
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Slugs and snails; Vine weevils; Whiteflies; Botrytis; Red spider mite

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The web price shown includes a web only discount of 10%. All prices are exclusive of VAT.

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Trolley
Fan New 20 litre 80-100 cm --- £54.04 £ 26
Caned 10 litre 80-100 cm --- £29.48 £ 24
Regular 10 litre 60-80 cm --- £29.48 £ 1