Skimmia japonica ‘Fructu Albo’
0.6m ht x 1m sp
10-20 years until maturity
Skimmia ‘Fructu Albo’ is an erect to rounded, female evergreen shrub with oval to lance-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves and dense panicles of green buds opening to fragrant, white flowers in spring, followed by large clusters of round, glossy, white fruit.
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Skimmia japonica 'Fructu Albo'
Skimmia 'Fructu Albo'
Variety or Cultivar
'Fructu Albo' _ Fructu Albo' is an erect to rounded, female evergreen shrub with oval to lance-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves and dense panicles of green buds opening to fragrant, white flowers in spring, followed by large clusters of round, glossy, white fruit.
Flowers and foliage may be fragrant.
Berries may cause stomach upset if ingested.
White in Spring
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Fruit tree red spider mite , Horse chestnut scale
Generally disease free.
Pruning Group 8
WHERE TO GROW
Skimmia japonica 'Fructu Albo' (Skimmia 'Fructu Albo') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.
Banks and Slopes, Low Maintenance, Containers, Woodland
Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in shade. Tolerates full sun if planted in damp soil. Neglect and pollution tolerant. Requires a male Skimmia for pollination. Leaves may yellow if overexposed to sun or is planted in poor soil
Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Shade
North, South, East, West