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Griselinia littoralis 'Variegata' ( New Zealand broadleaf 'Variegata')

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

Griselinia littoralis 'Variegata'

Other names

New Zealand broadleaf 'Variegata'

Genus

Griselinia Griselinia

Variety or Cultivar

'Variegata' _ 'Variegata' is an upright, evergreen shrub with leathery, light-green, broadly oval leaves, irregularly margined with creamy-white. In spring it bears inconspicuous, yellow-green flowers followed, in autumn, by purple fruits provided both sex shrubs are present.


Griselinia littoralis 'Variegata' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Dense, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow-green, Insignificant or absent in Spring

Foliage

Light green, Cream, White in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Griselinia littoralis 'Variegata' ( New Zealand broadleaf 'Variegata') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Drought Tolerant, 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

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Griselinia littoralis 'Variegata'

Other names

New Zealand broadleaf 'Variegata'

Genus

Griselinia Griselinia

Variety or Cultivar

'Variegata' _ 'Variegata' is an upright, evergreen shrub with leathery, light-green, broadly oval leaves, irregularly margined with creamy-white. In spring it bears inconspicuous, yellow-green flowers followed, in autumn, by purple fruits provided both sex shrubs are present.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Dense, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow-green, Insignificant or absent in Spring

Foliage

Light green, Cream, White in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Griselinia littoralis 'Variegata' ( New Zealand broadleaf 'Variegata') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Drought Tolerant, 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

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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