Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Hazel Pomaderris

Pomaderris apera is the botanical name of Hazel Pomaderris, an erect shrub that’s open and hairy. Its height is typically up to 3m and width 1.5m. Its laves are ovate and prominently veined, with the length of 13cm. As it ages it gives off markings on its bark and is a slender plant. In spring and summer it gives of small greenish flowers.

It is hardy when in shade and well composted soil. It needs little to no pruning and has some tolerance to frost. It has little tolerance for drought, as it takes high preference to moist and wet soils.

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