Variegated Tasmanian Leatherwood
Eucryphia lucida 'Spring Cream'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||yew-KRIF-ee uh loo-sid-uh|
|Lore||The honey made from Eucryphia lucida is considered amongst the best in the world.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing shrub; reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Midsummer to Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Companion Plants||Magnolia (Magnolia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Weigela (Weigela); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10