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Xanthoceras Sorbifolium - 5 Seeds - Yellowhorn Chinese Flowering Chestnut

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Xanthoceras Sorbifolium - Yellowhorn, Goldenhorn or Chinese Flowering Chestnut

5 Seeds

Xanthoceras Sorbiflora is a large upright shrub native to Northern China, growing with stout shoots and pinnate dark green leaves up to 30 cm in length. In late spring, star shaped flowers 3 to 4 cm in diameter are produced in upright racemes up to 15 to 20 cm.

Likes a fertile but well drained soil, and prefers hot summers. Although cold hardy, will grow best in a sheltered position in full sun.

Grows to a height of around 4 meters and a spread of around 3 meters.

Fully hardy to -15°C and under.