SKIMMIA JAPONICA TEMPTATION
SKIMMIA JAPONICA TEMPTATION
Latin Name: Skimmia japonica 'Temptation'
Common Name: Temptation Skimmia
Other Names: None
Indoors or Outdoor: Suited for outdoor planting
Size: Grows to a mature height of 60-90 centimeters
Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Delivery
Delivery Info: Your healthy Skimmia Japonica Temptation plant will be meticulously packaged and shipped directly to your location, ready for planting.
Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Characteristics
Mature Size: Typically reaches a height and spread of 60-90 centimeters.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, providing year-round foliage and visual appeal.
Preferred Position: Partial shade to full shade. Protect from strong afternoon sun.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Compact and rounded with lush, dark green leaves. Produces clusters of fragrant white flowers in spring, followed by bright red berries on female plants.
Hardy or Not Hardy: Hardy in most Irish climates, withstanding cold temperatures.
Diseases: Generally resistant to common plant diseases.
Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Uses
Uses in Garden: Ideal as a low-maintenance, ornamental shrub for borders, containers, or as a foundation plant. Its aromatic flowers and berries add visual and olfactory interest to your garden.
Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Planting Characteristics
Preferred Planting Aspect: Partial to full shade.
Frost Hardy: Yes, it is frost hardy in Irish climates.
Fast or Slow Growing: Skimmia Japonica Temptation is a slow-growing shrub, requiring minimal pruning.
Pruning Advice: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape and remove dead or damaged branches.
Skimmia Japonica Temptation - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate
Sowing Time: Plant in early spring or early autumn.
Instruction: Select a 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: Trench preparation is not necessary for potted plants.
Positioning of Plants: Plant in a sheltered location, away from strong winds and harsh sun.
Plant Spacing: Space plants at least 60-90 centimeters apart.
Pruning: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain its shape.
Facts About Product: Skimmia Japonica Temptation is prized for its year-round beauty, featuring fragrant blooms and vibrant red berries. Its compact size makes it a versatile addition to gardens of any size.
Elevate the aesthetics of your garden with the Skimmia Japonica Temptation. This evergreen shrub, with its lush foliage, fragrant flowers, and colorful berries, will be a delightful addition to your outdoor space. Order yours today and enjoy the charm of this captivating plant.
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