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Variegated Tasmanian Leatherwood

Eucryphia lucida 'Spring Cream'

Pronunciation: yew-KRIF-ee uh loo-sid-uh
SKU #05072
8-10

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OVERVIEW
Description A beautifully variegated evergreen with small, narrow, green leaves edged in cream, providing a wonderful illuminating quality, especially in a dappled shade garden. Fragrant, white midsummer flowers hang from reddish branch tips. Its columnar form and moderate stature is stunning as a single specimen or massed as a natural hedge or screen.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Midsummer to Fall
Mature Size Slow growing shrub; reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Magnolia (Magnolia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Weigela (Weigela); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia)
CARE
Care Thrives in enriched, fertile, acidic, moist, well-drained soil; shelter from harsh sun exposures in hotter summer regions and from damaging winds. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool.
HISTORY
Lore The honey made from Eucryphia lucida is considered amongst the best in the world.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.