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Cultural Details for Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko'

Common Name:
Nikko Slender Deutzia

Growth Rate:
Slow to Medium.

Average Mature Height:
2'

Average Mature Width:
5'

Flower Details:
White

Fruit Details:
Dehiscent, brown capsule, not effective.

Fall Color:
Deep burgundy.

Bark Details:
Older stems develop exfoliating character.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Leafspots, aphids and leaf miner. Basically problem-free plants.

Native Habitat:
Japan Zones 4-7

Other Features:
Rich green foliage almost a ground cover. Makes a good mass, facer or shrub border. Plants appear ratty and unkempt if not prune back occasionally after flowering.

Culture and Care:
Transplants readily, usually container grown. Well drained soil full sun to very light shade.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 59

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu