Davidia involucrata

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Davidia involucrata flower
Davidia involucrata flower

Grown as a specimen tree with pure white bracts that are up to 15cm long. The bright to dark green leaves are roughly heart-shaped and lightly serrated around the edges. The leaves of the species are white tomentose underneath which appears as a fine white felt on the undersides of the leaves. Hardy. Deciduous. 

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Davidia will benefit from regular mulching and regular watering during hot periods shelter from exposed winds in its formative years. Feed once a year with Texture Plants 12 month planting food. Little pruning is required other than minor form pruning or crown raising. For best autumn colour plant in cooler areas.