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Scientific Name: Leucothoe axillaris
Pronunciation: loo-KOTH-oh-ee acks-ih-LAIR-iss
Common Name: coast leucothoe
Family Name: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Key ID Features: Leaves thick, shiny, dark green, turn purplish-bronze in winter; flowers clustered, urn-shaped, white.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Arching
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:1.0 - 1.5m
Hardiness Rating: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Fragrance, Hedge row, Small garden/space
Additional Info: Google
coast leucothoe
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Leathery, Pinnate venation
Surfaces: Glabrous, Lustrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Rounded
Margins: Serrulate

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Urceolate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): White
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: May

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Ectomycorrhizae

Pest Susceptibility: Fungal leaf spot, Root rot, ( Pest resistant )
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