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Allspice

Calycanthus spp.

Also known as

Spicebush

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

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Calycanthus floridus var. glaucus
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Allspice Overview

Contains a few species of hardy, deciduous shrubs originating solely from North America. They grow on average 1-4m tall and wide, with bright green foliage and strongly scented flowers spring-autumn. They are grown for their wide purple-red flowers, which resemble magnolias in appearance, there are also white varieties.

How to propagate Allspice

Cuttings

Propagate by layering branches, rooting softwood cuttings in summer.

Layering

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Allspice

Grown for their purplish or brownish-red flowers with strap shaped petals.