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Highland Doghobble

Leucothoe fontanesiana

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Belonging to the Leucothoe genus, Highland Doghobble has a botanical name of Leucothoe fontanesiana.

Highland Doghobble is a flowering ornamental / flower evergreen, it will keep its leaves throughout the year.

Highland Doghobble is known for growing with a bushy habit to a height of approximately 1.83 metres (that's 5.94 feet in imperial).

United States is believed to be where Highland Doghobble originates from.

Highland Doghobble is known to be toxic to humans and/or animals, so be careful where you position and how you handle this plant.

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

How to grow Highland Doghobble

  • Partial Sun

  • Dappled Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a partial sun / dappled sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. The USDA Zones typically associated with Highland Doghobble are Zone 6 and Zone 8. Keep in mind when planting that Highland Doghobble is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter.

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

Growing Highland Doghobble from seed

Transplanting Highland Doghobble

As Highland Doghobble is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

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Other names for Highland Doghobble

Switch Ivy, Drooping leucothoe

Leucothoe fontanesiana (Steud.) Sleumer

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