Griselinia littoralis Variegata is a bright, variegated hedging plant. Hardy, unfussy, easy-to-maintain and salt tolerant…
Foliage: Griselinia littoralis Variegata has evergreen, variegated foliage. The white margins (golden in young leaves) are irregular and give the plant a bright, care-free and informal look. Each glossy, ovate leaf can reach 10cm..
Hardiness: Hardy, but needs protection against cold, drying winds and severe frost..
Aspect: South or east.
Ease of maintenance: Extremely easy.
Specialist care: None
Pruning: Prune (as hard as you like) in mid-August to maintain the desired shape and height.
Drought Resistance: Excellent
Soil pH: Acid, through neutral to alkaline.
Soil Type: Fertile and light. Loam, sand or chalk.
Moisture: Needs well-draining soil.
Light: Full sun to shade.
Compactness: Upright yet bushy.
Height: 1.5-2.5 m
Width: 1.5-2.5 m
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Versatility: Makes an excellent formal or informal hedge for a rural, urban or coastal situation and will double as an effective wind-break in a warmer climate. Also makes an attractive specimen plant.
Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)