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X Chitalpa tashkentensis (Chitalpa )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
8m
Max height
3m
Max spread
20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

X Chitalpa tashkentensis

Other names

Chitalpa

Genus

X Chitalpa X Chitalpa

Species

X C. tashkentensis - X C. tashkentensis is a small, deciduous tree or large shrub with long, lance-shaped, dark green leaves. In summer it has lilac-pink racemes of foxglove-like flowers. They often rebloom in late summer.


X Chitalpa tashkentensis is: Deciduous

Habit

Round headed, Upright

Flower

Lilac-pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Prune off basal suckers that arise from the rootstock.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

X Chitalpa tashkentensis (Chitalpa ) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 3m after 20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Specimen tree

Cultivation

Plant in a moderately-fertile, well-drained, soil in full sun. Prune off basal suckers that arise from the rootstock.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

X Chitalpa tashkentensis

Other names

Chitalpa

Genus

X Chitalpa X Chitalpa

Species

X C. tashkentensis - X C. tashkentensis is a small, deciduous tree or large shrub with long, lance-shaped, dark green leaves. In summer it has lilac-pink racemes of foxglove-like flowers. They often rebloom in late summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Round headed, Upright


Colour

Flower

Lilac-pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Prune off basal suckers that arise from the rootstock.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

X Chitalpa tashkentensis (Chitalpa ) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 3m after 20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Specimen tree

Cultivation

Plant in a moderately-fertile, well-drained, soil in full sun. Prune off basal suckers that arise from the rootstock.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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