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Daphniphyllum himalayense var. Macropodum /

Daphniphyllum himalayense var. Macropodum  / Daphniphyllum himalayense var. Macropodum
Attractive foliage
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Attractive foliage

Foliage showing minute spines on leaf edges


Upright growing evergreen shrub

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Scientific Name: Daphniphyllum himalayense var. Macropodum
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Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green, Purple
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Leaves look like rhododendron and its purple flowers in spring are pungent. Male and female flowers on separate plants. A relatively rare species.