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PlantFiles: Bilobed Grewia
Grewia biloba

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Grewia (GREW-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: biloba (bi-LOW-buh) (Info)

Synonym:Grewia biloba var. parviflora
Synonym:Grewia parviflora


6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

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Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral MTVineman On Apr 24, 2011, MTVineman from Helena, MT (Zone 5a) wrote:

Just an FYI - this shrub is actually in the Tilia ( Linden ) Family, not in the Malva Family.

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