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Skimmia japonica 'Wakehurst White'
synonyms: Skimmia japonica 'Fructo-alba', Skimmia japonica 'Fructu Albo', Skimmia japonica 'Alba'
shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: white
main season: All Year
part shade, shade
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.
Humus-rich, moist, well drained soil in dappled shade.
Suitable for growing in containers.
Found as a chance seedling in the Skimmia collection at Wakehurst Place.