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Sycopsis sinensis/Chinese Fighazel

Sycopsis sinensis / Sycopsis sinensis
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Branch of flowers, each enclosed in a brown bract

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Spring flowers showing the dark brown bract

Flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Sycopsis sinensis
Common Name: Chinese Fighazel
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: 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 large, evergreen, erect growing shrub that produces large shiny leaves and clusters of creamy-white flowers with reddish anthers and their bases being enclosed in brown bracts. No major insects and disease problems reported.