Cotinus coggyria 'Golden Spirit' is a large shrub, to 5m tall and wide, with almost circular leaves that open bronze then turn golden yellow, with coral pink, red and orange tints in autumn. 

Green flowers are carried in large, softly-hairy plumes in late summer and early autumn.

 

Foliage

Deciduous

 

Habit

Bushy

 

Hardiness

H5

 

Full Sun

Partial Shade

 

Aspect 

South-facing or East-facing or West-facing

 

Exposure

Exposed or Sheltered

 

Moisture

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

 

Soil

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

 

pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height 4-8 metres

Ultimate spread 4-8 metres

Time to ultimate height 10-20 years 

 

​​​​​​​Cultivation 

Easy to grow in most well-drained fertile soils in sun or partial shade

 

Propagation 

Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden

 

Pruning

Pruning group 1, or pruning group 6 for larger leaves but no flowers

 

Pests

Generally pest free

 

Diseases

​​​​​​​Generally disease free, though susceptible to verticillium wilt

Cotinus cog. 'Golden Spirit'

£112.80Price