Oak-leaved Hydrangea Seed

Hydrangea quercifolia

£16.00 inc. VAT

Oak Leaved Hydrangea is 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 appear in mid to late summer. Not a tidy grower, but can be trimmed. Best at the back of borders or in wilder areas of the garden, in light shade

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Description

Hydrangea quercifolia

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:       8,360,000/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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Additional information

Weight 1.00 g
Genus

Hydrangea

Size

1gm seed pkt (18,500seeds approx)

Family

Hydrangeacea

Flowering Month

July, August, September

Colour

cream

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

shrub

Evergreen

deciduous

Interest

autumn foliage, flowers

Requires

part shade, sun