Details
'Palibin' is a bushy, slow-growing deciduous shrub with small, broadly-ovate, dark green leaves and upright panicles of small, fragrant, lilac-pink flowers

Hardiness
H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

Aspect
North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing

Exposure
Sheltered or Exposed

Moisture
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil

Loam, Chalk, Sand, Clay

pH

Alkaline, Neutral
 

Size
Ultimate height
1-1.5 metres
Ultimate spread
1-1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
10-20 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Easy to grow in most well-drained, fertile, humus-rich alkaline to neutral soils. Thrives in chalky ground and appreciates mulching when planted in full sun
Propagation
Propagate by greenwood cuttings, layering in early summer, grafting in winter or chip budding in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 1
Pests
Can get lilac leaf-mining moth and thrips
Diseases
May be affected by lilac blight and honey fungus

Syringa meyeri 'Palabin' ball top

£38.40Price
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    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ