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Clethra (Madeira Lily of the Valley Tree)

Madeira Lily of the Valley Tree belongs to a small genus of evergreen shrubs to small trees. It is one of the most beautiful species in its genus and a typical plant of the evergreen and always moist laurel forest of Madeira island (Portugal), whereas on the Canary islands it is possibly extinct. It bears large, elongated oval, glossy leathery foliage and terminal racemes of fragrant white, nodding, bell-shaped flowers in summer.
Sow fine seeds flat on any humus rich, always slightly moist soil. Keep sowings at some 20°C to 25°C in partial shade throughout the year. Keep seedlings cooler, yet frostfree with reduced watering in winter in a sunny spot.
20 seeds per package.
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Clethra arborea (Madeira Lily of the Valley Tree)

Clethra arborea (Madeira Lily of the Valley Tree)

3 (7)m, Madeira Lily of the Valley Tree is a small evergreen tree from humid spots in the laurel forest of the island of Madeira (Portugal). It makes large, elongated oval, glossy leathery foliage and showy terminal racemes of fragrant white, nodding, bell-shaped flowers in summer. A good container plant for any humus rich, always slightly moist soil in partial shade and a minimum of some 12°C throughout the year. VI-IX.
20 seeds per package.

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