Garrya Elliptica ‘James Roof’

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SKU: garrya-elliptica-james-roof Category:
Common Name: Silk-Tassle Bush
Size: 2-3 litre
Hardiness: H4
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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This plant has won a RHS award

2-3 Litre Pot

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Position: Full sun, partial shade
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Flowering Period: December – February
  • Hardiness: H4
  • Eventual Height: 2.5 – 4m
  • Eventual Spread: 2.5 – 4m

Garrya James Roof, also known as the ‘Silk-Tassel Bush’, is a recipient of the much coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit and is a dense bushy evergreen shrub.  Long, silvery catkins appear throughout the Winter months and stand out amongst the dark green wavy leaves making this a stunning feature in any garden.

Looking After Your Garrya James Roof

Generally pest and disease free, although may be affected by leaf spot, an easy to grow evergreen ornamental shrub in many locations.  The Garrya is a low maintenance plant which can benefit from a sunny or partially shaded are, sheltered in all types of garden. They are best planted in a humus rich and well drained soil.  Any pruning required should be done in early Spring as soon after flowering as possible.  The catkins appear on the previous years growth, so pruning during late Summer/Autumn may harm developing buds.

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1 review for Garrya Elliptica ‘James Roof’

  1. TG (verified owner)

    Despatched day after ordered, then delivered the following day. The plant looked healthy and strong. Well packaged with no damage. Excellent service.

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