Asian Essence™ Litsea
Litsea populifolia 'DJHC8059'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||LIT-see-a pop-yoo-lih-FOH-lee-uh|
|Lore||The aromatic foliage and flowers of several species of Litsea contain essential oils, often used in cosmetics, soaps and holistic medicines. The fragrance of the litsea flowers has a citrus-like aroma.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing, small tree; reaches 18 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early to Mid Spring|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Specimen, Woodland Garden, Hillside, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Sweet Box (Sarcococcca); Chinese Indigo (Indigofera); Japanese Iris (Iris ensata); Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides); Abelia (Abelia)|
Provide humus-rich, moisture-retentive soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10