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Garrya Elliptica 'James Roof' - Silk Tassle Bush

Garrya Elliptica 'James Roof' - Silk Tassle Bush

Type Shrub, Evergreen
Size Large Border (1 to 3m height)
Form Rounded - Bush
Colours Medium green Foliage, Green Flowers (Winter)
Care Some maintenance required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium growing

This large evergreen shrub is often trained against walls, or used for informal screening. The male form will provide a fantastic display of silver gray catkins during the late winter / spring. 5m x 5m

Cultivation tips: Garrya's will flourish in most garden soils including droughty / infertile soils. This hardy shrub will tolerating both full sun and partial shade and will flourish in exposed coastal areas. Trim to shape in late spring, after 'tassels' have fallen.
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