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Nirrhe, Eucryphia
Eucryphia glutinosa

Family: Eucryphiaceae
Genus: Eucryphia (yew-KRIF-ee uh) (Info)
Species: glutinosa (gloo-tin-OH-suh) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Trees

Height:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Dark/Black

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Nov 3, 2002, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenes
France (Zone 8a) wrote:

The glossy dark green leaves turn to stunning oranges and reds in the autumn. Flowers freely in July and August. The flowers are very attractive to bees and hoverflies.