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Serissa Snowleaves in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Serissa japonica (formerly Serissa foetida) var. 'Snowleaves'

 

Serissa 'Snowleaves'

Serissa japonica is an evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub, to 60 cm high, with oval, deep green, rather thick leaves that have an unpleasant smell if bruised. The upright stems branch in all directions and form a wide bushy dome. It is grown for its neat habit, good coverage of branches and long flowering time. It is also valued as a useful Bonsai plant. erissa flowers practically all year round, but particularly from early spring to late summer. 'Snowleaves' is a variegated variety.

 
plant Features
  • Serissa Snowleaves likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Serissa Snowleaves likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Serissa Snowleaves is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Serissa Snowleaves likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Serissa 'Snowleaves'

Latin name

Serissa japonica (formerly Serissa foetida) var. 'Snowleaves'

type

Evergreen Shrub

family

Rubiaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Serissa Snowleaves likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Serissa Snowleaves is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Serissa Snowleaves likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

  • Water

    Serissa Snowleaves likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Serissa Snowleaves is 0.60meters x 0.60meters 0.60 M 0.60 M

Serissa japonica (formerly Serissa foetida) var. 'Snowleaves'

Serissa japonica is an evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub, to 60 cm high, with oval, deep green, rather thick leaves that have an unpleasant smell if bruised. The upright stems branch in all directions and form a wide bushy dome. It is grown for its neat habit, good coverage of branches and long flowering time. It is also valued as a useful Bonsai plant. erissa flowers practically all year round, but particularly from early spring to late summer. 'Snowleaves' is a variegated variety.


Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Plant Serissa in autumn or in spring. They thrive in a rich, well drained garden soil including chalk and/or clay, and in full sun or part shade. They are frost tender so require wall protection in inland gardens.

 
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