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Sparrmannia africana

Sparrmannia africana
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Price:  £6.50
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1 in stock

Common Name: African Hemp or Zimmer Linden

Plant Family: Tiliaceae

Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  White
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  tall (over 12 feet)
Evergreen:  Yes
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)


Jungly evergreen shrub with large, bright green palmate leaves and white flowers in spring-early summer with orange stamens which move when tickled. Cut hard back in late winter. Grow in loam based compost in full light. Potentially very big, but easily restricted by pruning.


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6- £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15- £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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