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Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Description

Latin Name: Skimmia japonica 'Temptation'
Common Name: Temptation Skimmia
Other Names: None
Indoors or Outdoor: Suitable for both indoor and outdoor planting
Size: Grows to a mature height of 1 to 1.5 meters

Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Delivery

Delivery Info: Your healthy Skimmia Japonica Temptation plant will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.

Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Characteristics

Mature Size: Typically reaches a height of 1 to 1.5 meters with a similar spread.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, providing year-round foliage and interest.
Preferred Position: Partial shade to full shade. Protect from harsh afternoon sun.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Compact and bushy growth with glossy, dark green leaves and striking red flower buds that add winter interest.
Hardy or Not Hardy: Hardy in most regions of Ireland.
Diseases: Generally resistant to common garden pests and diseases.

Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Uses

Uses in Garden: Ideal for borders, woodland gardens, and container planting. Its colorful red buds in winter make it a standout feature in any garden.

Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Planting Characteristics

Preferred Planting Aspect: Part-shade to shade.
Frost Hardy: Yes, it can withstand frost in Irish climates.
Fast or Slow Growing: Moderately slow-growing.
Pruning Advice: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape and encourage bushiness.

Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate

Sowing Time: Plant in late winter or early spring.
Instruction: Choose well-drained, acidic soil. Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball. Place the plant, backfill with soil, and water thoroughly.
Trench Preparation: Not required for this potted plant.
Positioning of Plants: Plant in a sheltered spot, away from harsh winds and hot, afternoon sun.
Plant Spacing: Space plants at least 1 to 1.5 meters apart.
Pruning: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape and size.

Facts About Skimmia Japonica Temptation:

Skimmia Japonica Temptation is prized for its vibrant red flower buds, which appear in winter and last into spring, adding a burst of color to your garden when most plants are dormant. This evergreen shrub's easy maintenance and cold tolerance make it a popular choice for Irish gardens.
Elevate the beauty of your garden with the stunning Skimmia Japonica Temptation. Whether as a focal point or an attractive border plant, its year-round interest and winter blooms will enchant your outdoor space. Order now to enjoy this versatile and cold-hardy shrub in your garden.

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