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Fuchsia arborescens (Lilac fuchsia)

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Maintenance level
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1.7m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Fuchsia arborescens

Other names: Lilac fuchsia, Fuchsia arborea

Genus: Fuchsia Fuchsia

Species: F. arborescens - F. arborescens is an erect, evergreen shrub or small tree with whorls of glossy, dark green leaves and panicles of dark pink buds opening to small, single, fragrant, pale pink flowers in summer. Round, purple fruit follow in autumn.


Fuchsia arborescens is: Evergreen

Flower: Pink in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Erect

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Capsid bug , Red spider mite (box and other) , Vine weevil , Whitefly Aphids , Capsid bug , Red spider mite (box and other) , Vine weevil , Whitefly

Specific diseases: Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Fuchsia arborescens (Lilac fuchsia) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.7m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Containers, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation: Plant outdoors in moist, fertile soil with the base of the stem 5cm below the soil surface. Provide a deep winter mulch and shelter from cold drying winds.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Fuchsia arborescens

Other names: Lilac fuchsia, Fuchsia arborea

Genus: Fuchsia Fuchsia

Species: F. arborescens - F. arborescens is an erect, evergreen shrub or small tree with whorls of glossy, dark green leaves and panicles of dark pink buds opening to small, single, fragrant, pale pink flowers in summer. Round, purple fruit follow in autumn.


Fuchsia arborescens is: Evergreen

Flower: Pink in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Erect

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Capsid bug , Red spider mite (box and other) , Vine weevil , Whitefly

Specific diseases: Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Fuchsia arborescens (Lilac fuchsia) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.7m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Containers, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation: Plant outdoors in moist, fertile soil with the base of the stem 5cm below the soil surface. Provide a deep winter mulch and shelter from cold drying winds.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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