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Clethra Pepper Bush Seeds


Clethra Pepper Bush Seeds. C. alnifolia
Erect Compact, Mounding, Herbaceous shrub
Suitable for woodland areas
Highly fragrant cream white, bell-shaped flowers on 2-6″ terminal racemes.
Organically grown shrub seeds for sun to partial shade, Canada

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Clethra  Pepper Bush Seeds

Type: Compact, mounding herbaceous shrub
Bloom: August to October
Flower: 2-6″ terminal racemes of bell shaped, cream white, intensely fragrant flowers on new growth of currant season
Height: 3′ tall x 3′ wide
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Soil: Humus, lime free, moist, well drained
P.H: <6.8
Moisture: Average to wet
Zone: 3-9
Use: Perfect for woodland planting, mass planting and naturalizing. Stream banks, near ponds. Erosion control. Use in Containers near entrances. Attracts bees and butterflies. Deer resistant
Tolerances: Heavy shade, some standing water, environmental salts, urban pollution
Problems: Suckering. Promptly remove unless naturalizing. Spider mites iin dryer conditions
Notes: Moderately low maintenance. Slow growing. Mulch in winter in colder climates

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Clethra alnifolia Seed Propagation
Indoors: Surface sow seeds in Spring or Fall in prepared seed tray or pots Press seed in half the width of seed & cover wit clean sand. Cover with plastic dome. Place in low light but warm room temperature location. Keep moist but not wet. Germination 1-3 months at 55F
Outdoors: Transplant Recommended


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