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Sinocalycanthus chinensis /Strawberry Shrub

Sinocalycanthus chinensis   / Sinocalycanthus chinensis
Large handsome foliage in summer
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Large handsome foliage in summer

Large, thin leaves

Opposite leaf arrangement

Flower bud in spring

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Scientific Name: Sinocalycanthus chinensis
Common Name: Strawberry Shrub
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is a relatively new shrub in the trade under this name as the genus name has changed. It produces handsome glossy dark green foliage and creamy-white to pinkish flowers in late spring and early summer. Yellow autumn color can be particularly outstanding.