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Escallonia 'Apple Blossom' (Escallonia 'Apple Blossom')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom'

Other names

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom'

Genus

Escallonia Escallonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Apple Blossom' _ 'Apple Blossom' is a compact, evergreen shrub with small, glossy dark green leaves. It bears small pink and white flowers from early summer.


Escallonia 'Apple Blossom' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pink, White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Brown scale Brown scale

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom' (Escallonia 'Apple Blossom') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in full sun.

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

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom'

Other names

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom'

Genus

Escallonia Escallonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Apple Blossom' _ 'Apple Blossom' is a compact, evergreen shrub with small, glossy dark green leaves. It bears small pink and white flowers from early summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pink, White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Brown scale

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom' (Escallonia 'Apple Blossom') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in full sun.

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

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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They are starting to flower now we cut it back around october november they can be trimmed back to almost the main branches and the few we did all responded well for me i want it to flower first before trimming

They are starting to flower now we cut it back around october november they can be trimmed back to almost the main branches and the few we did all responded well for me i want it to flower first… read more

Hard prune?

My escallonia is getting a big too big for its location. Care notes say a light prune. Has anyone advice on a harder prune and if so when? My natural reaction would be to prune now, post flowering. read more

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