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Latin Name: Hydrangea quercifolia
Forestart Reference: HYQUE1

A medium sized deciduous shrub that should be planted more often. Large, fresh green, oak-shaped leaves turn spectacular colour in autumn. Conical panicles of cream flowers mid to late summer.

Common name: Oak-leaved Hydrangea
Native: S.E. USA
Provenance: USA
Size and Spread (10yrs): 1.5m x 1.5m
Treatment required: No stratification needed. 
Barely cover the sown seed and keep moist.
Germinal seed/kg: 18,440,000/kg:
Ideal sowing period: Autumn/spring:
Soil conditions: Moist, humus rich, any pH
Planting: moist, semi shady spot. Protect from harsh
cold winds otherwise it scorches. Prune off dead flowers in late spring.
Mature height: 2m

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Availability: Currently out of stock

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