Hibiscus syriacus / Altea

Species: Hibiscus syriacus L.
Italian common noun: Altea, Ibisco rustico
Family: Malvaceae
Natural shapesShrubsTrees DeciduosFull sun
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: From China to India

Botanical characteristics: It is an erect branchy deciduous shrub with ovate-rhombois The shape of the leaves can range from ovate-rhomboid to trefoil more or less toothed, dark green. It has beautiful and showy flowers which bloom from June to October. They are large bell-shaped, single or in pairs, at the axil of the leaf. They are dark pink and deep red in the centre.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is rustic and very common in Europe. It prefers fertile, moderately moist soils but it adapts quite well. It has a good resistance to drought and pollution.

Use: It is used as ornamental plant for its summer flowering. It is widely used in gardens as a single plant, in groups or in mixed hedges. It is excellent for formal blooming hedges. Once it was typical in a country house. It is suitable for urban green areas. If it is pruned as a tree it is suitable for tree-lined streets with small spaces to plant them. It is mainly used in areas of summer vacation.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Radice nuda CFR 7/8
Radice nuda CFR 8/9
Radice nuda CFR 9/10
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso 12 Vaso 12
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Vaso Ø 22 Vaso Ø 22
Zolla 100-125 cm
Zolla 125-150 cm
Zolla 150-175 cm
Zolla 175-200 cm
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm
Zolla 6-8 cm
Zolla 8-10 cm
Zolla 12-14 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 14-16 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 16-18 cm