Symplocos paniculata is a wonderful, underutilized small tree or large shrub best known for its peeling bark, sweetly fragrant creamy-white flowers in May and a breath taking crop of turquoise-blue fruit in late Summer and Autumn. Sapphire Berry is an excellent, low-maintenance choice for attracting birds and other wildlife to the yard. It requires an acidic soil and prefers a sunny or half-shady spot. Being self fertile, it fruits better by cross pollination from another Sapphire Berry, but it is not dioecious. Having two plants is the best way for a heavy crop of fruits. Height when adult is about 2-3m. Rarely if ever available. Slow grower.
|Plant type||Deciduous Shrub|
|Flower||Creamy/White - Mid to late Spring|
|Position||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil type||Chalk, Clay, Loam, Peat, Sand, Silt|
|Rate of growth||Slow|
|Height and spread||2m - 3m tall|
Add that personal touch with our bespoke gift wrapping service and choose from one of our luxurious but also natural looking wrapping papers. You can choose from 3 different colours: cherry red, pine green or antique gold, including a matching ribbon. We will also enclose a card – suitable for the occasion - with your own personal message. Your gift will of course also include full growing instructions.
Simply select the preferred gift wrap packaging option above, then add product to Cart.
Then if you wish to add a personalised message, there is a message box on the cart page. Please note that the “Buy it now” button skips this step and you won’t be able to add your message.