BlueBell Nursery - Trees & Shrubs - Sycoparrotia - Sycoparrotia semidecidua 'Purple Haze'


Available Autumn/Winter 2017 A new introduction, Sycoparrotia semidecidua 'Purple Haze' is semi-evergreen with reddish-bronze fresh leaves turning dark green as they age later in summer. The autumn colour is excellent, with the leaves turning shades of yellow, orange or red before they fall.

The flowers have chocolate coloured buds, opening into lovely Parrotia like, yellow & orange flowers in early spring at a similar time of year to Hamamelis (Witch Hazel).

Supplied Size: 1.5L - 2L pots (two to three years old, approx 20 - 25 cm tall) - very limited availability this year

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Sycoparrotia semidecidua 'Purple Haze'  appreciates protection from cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: January - March
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Sycoparrotia semidecidua 'Purple Haze'  grows to be a tall multi-stemmed shrub or small branching tree with an open crown.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft)
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft)


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