Daphniphyllum humileDaphniphyllum humile

  • BOTANICAL NAME: Daphniphyllum humile
  • PRONUNCIATION: daff-ne-FI-lum (daff-ne-FILL-um) hu-MILL
  • COMMON NAME: Daphniphyllum
  • FAMILY: Daphniphyllaceae
  • NATIVITY: Korea, Japan under deciduous forest trees.
  • GROWTH HABIT: Low sprawling shrub.
  • SIZE: Probably 2 - 4' tall. Listed as 1 1/2 - 2' tall in Krussmann and as 6 - 7' in Bean.
  • HARDINESS: Zone 7 - 9.
  • CULTURE: Some sun to shade, in moist well drained soils.
  • LANDSCAPE USE: Potentially a good shrub for shady sites in the garden. Could be used in drifts in wooded areas.
  • FOLIAGE: Alternate, oval to elliptic, entire, glaucous 2 - 5" long by 3/4 - 2" wide.
  • BUDS:
  • BARK:
  • FLOWERS: Small and inconspicuous. Same as described for Daphniphyllum macropodum.
  • FRUIT: Bluish black drupe.
  • PROPAGATION: Seed.
  • PESTS: None serious.

 

 

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