Chimonanthus praecox

Wintersweet is an absolute favourite because it smells more delicious and uplifting than any other flower at any time of year. More
1 x 3 litre plant 200798-3L £19.50 Delivery late September
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Wintersweet is an absolute favourite because it smells more delicious and uplifting than any other flower at any time of year, and, on top of that, finding such a gem in your garden in January is quite extraordinary. The bush is discreetly nondescript, hardy and so easy to grow, so try to find room for this if you have the space.

Genus Chimonanthus
Group/Species praecox
Type Deciduous Shrub
Common Name Japanese Allspice, Wintersweet
Border Position Back
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Heavy Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Delicious fragrance
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 4m (13ft)
Spacing 3m (10ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Minimal pruning is required. Remove crossing, dead or diseased branches in late spring.
Flowering December - February
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds for a fantastic perfumed winter vase.
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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