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botanical name:
Skimmia japonica var. reevesiana
Skimmia japonica var. reevesiana © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Skimmia reevesiana
family:  Rutaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Winter
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Dwarf, compact evergreen with narrow, tapering leaves often with pale edges. Self-fertile with both male and female flowers in spring, white opening from red buds, later producing dense clusters of long-lasting ovoid red berries.

Dislikes chalky soils

other notes:
From Southern China and South East Asia.
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