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2171N Carolina allspice - Calycanthus floridus
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Plant grown in 1 liter pot - Height of plant: 30/40 cm (12/16").
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2171P Carolina allspice - Calycanthus floridus
Plant grown in 1 liter pot - Height of plant: 30/40 cm (12/16").
Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased.
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2171K Carolina allspice - Calycanthus floridus
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 15/20 cm (6/8").
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2171L Carolina allspice - Calycanthus floridus
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 15/20 cm (6/8").
Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased.
4.95 Available
2171A FERTILISER – Fertiliser tablet to place at the bottom of the hole before planting. Slow release over 7 to 8 months. Only 1 tablet in each hole. 0.40 Available

 

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Carolina allspice - Calycanthus floridus, Calycanthus sterilis (latin)

Area of origin: South Western United States. Introduced into Europe in 1726.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 3 metres, width up to 3 metres (9.8').
Foliage: Semi evergreen.
Soil type: Light soil.
Hardiness: Hardy tolerant to -23°C.
Exposure: Full sun.


Properties and uses:
The brown-tinted dark purple flowers are 5cm in diameter. They are perfumed and appear in May and June. This shrub is particularly good in small gardens where it can be planted alone or in flower beds. It’s leaves, wood and roots release the perfume of camphor especially when dry. The bark is used as a substitute for cinnamon by the American Indians.

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