A deciduous plant that grows in a horizontal direction.
Late spring, white blossoms appear followed by large fruit which are mostly green and edible with a pleasant flavour.
Prefers a moist, well-draining soil rich in organic matter. Protect from hot or drying winds. Enjoys full sun to part shade.
Water regularly after planting until established. Mulch well to suppress weeds and conserve soil moisture.
Ideas for Use
A hardy ornamental tree that can be used as a feature in vegetable plots, flowerbeds and planted in large tubs with free draining potting mix.
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