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Leucothoe Zeblid' 5 Litre - Nice Plants

Leucothoe Zeblid' 5 Litre - Nice Plants

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Leucothoe Zeblid 5 Litre by Charellagardens.
Leucothoe Zeblid 5 Litre by Charellagardens. Leucothoe Scarletta 5 Litre by Charellagardens.
9 In stock
Quick Overview

Leucothoe Zeblid a great evergreen Leucothoe for pots and borders, relatively slow growing so a good choice for a low maintenance evergreen plant in pots. 

Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
20cm - 40cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
5 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
80/100cm
Toleration
Toleration
-15
Flowering Colour
Flowering Colour
White
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Relatively Slow
Evergreen?
Evergreen?
Yes
9 In stock
Qty

Leucothoe Zeblid Scarletta 5 Litre: Leucothoe Zeblid is an evergreen shrub, that gives great autumn colour. Due to the relatively low growth habit, upto around 1 metre it makes a great choice for ground cover in borders,  but also an option for evergreen plants in pots. Zeblid has long slim glossy leaves emerging dark red/maroon changing green as they mature autumn colour is bronze. 

Leucothoe is best grown in acid soil or ericaceous compost in pots, 

What to expect: These are semi matures plants in 5 litre pots, that will give instant effect in borders and pots, first photograph taken in October gives a good indication of early autumn colour. 

Planting Position: Full sun through to partial shade.

Soil. Acid or ericaceous compost

Suitable for container planting? Yes ideal for both ground and container.

Growth speed: Slow to medium, horizontal growth is quicker than vertical, making it an excellent choice for ground cover.

Growth Habit: Bushy, creeping

Flowering Period: Better known for Autumn colour rather than flowers however small inconspicuous white flowers are produced on new growth in spring.

Pruning: Not necessary.

Foliage: New growth is green with red tips, dark burgundy during autumn and winter, gives good winter colour when most of the garden is looking pretty bare. 

Evergreen? Yes this plant is one of a limited number of garden plants that looks equally as good if not better during the winter months.

Hardiness: Fully hardy -15

An extremely low maintenance tough plant that requires no special attention. Plant in a sunny or semi shaded spot in well drained damp soil. Prepare your hole by loosening the soil at the base of the hole to help root establishment, adding an organic compost will also help the plant get settled. Feed sparingly during the summer months to encourage winter colour change. If planted in a pot ensure a good water supply. This plant has no special requirements during the winter months.