Gordonia - fried egg plant
Gordonia axillaris (now Franklinia axillaris, Polyspora axillaris) - fried egg plant
DESCRIPTION: Small rounded tree with glossy dark green leaves. Large white blooms with golden centres appear in autumn and early winter. Related to camellia and shares a similar appearance to sasanqua varieties.
USE IN: Ideal used as a shade tree and street tree, even in small gardens. Can be pruned to a hedge or tall screen.
LOCATION: Plant in a sunny or shaded position in the garden in well drained soil with reliable rainfall or irigation. Mulch well. Protect from frost until established.
CARE: Easily maintained; give it a little clip after flowering to maintain bushiness or shape if needed. Feed in spring with azalea & camellia food.
HEIGHT AND WIDTH: 3-5m H x 3m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tube-stock plants with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.
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