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Distylium racemosum

Distylium racemosum

Common Name: Isu tree

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This slow-growing evergreen from southern Japan is related to the witch hazel, revealed by its red and purple, confetti-like flowers on 3-5cm long upright racemes in late spring and early summer. Handsome, vase-shaped, spreading habit with narrow, glossy, leathery dark-green leaves. Enjoys a sheltered spot in partial shade in well-drained soil. H4

Recommended for:

Lg Garden/Park
Med Garden
Small Garden
Ornamental Woodland

Tree Type: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: Very Small (up to 6m)

Growth Rate: Moderate

Crown Shape: Spreading

Season of Interest: Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter, and Year round

Ornamental Flower: Yes

Flower Colour: Red

Intolerant of: Chalk Soils and Coastal Areas

Soil Types Tolerated: Clay, Damp, Dry, Loam, Sandy, and Well drained

Summer Foliage Colour: Dark-green

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