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Garrya elliptica

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Waxleaf silktassel is a plant which belongs to the Garrya genus.

A native of the west coast of North America, with showy winter blooms resembling a strand of tinsel.

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Anti-flash white and   Dark sea green. When mature, blooms are roughly 25.0 cm (that's 9.75 inches in imperial) in diameter. Leaves appear approximately as a   Bottle green

an Evergreen grower, it will keep its leaves throughout the year.

Waxleaf silktassel is known for its bush-like growing habit. This plant tends to bloom in mid winter.

If you would like to attract birds to your garden, consider growing this plant.

United States is believed to be where Waxleaf silktassel originates from.

As Waxleaf silktassel is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Waxleaf silktassel have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Waxleaf silktassel

  • Partial Sun

  • Very Low

tolerates a variety of growing conditions.

Position in a partial sun location and remember to water very sparingly. Use Zone 7 - Zone 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 6.0 and 8.0 as Waxleaf silktassel is a weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil loving plant. Keep in mind when planting that Waxleaf silktassel is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for Waxleaf silktassel to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Waxleaf silktassel from seed

Transplanting Waxleaf silktassel

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Waxleaf silktassel is a hardy plant.

How long does Waxleaf silktassel take to grow?

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Other names for Waxleaf silktassel

Coast silktassel, Silk tassle bush

Garrya elliptica Douglas ex Lindl.

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