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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Red
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
  • Dark Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Year-Round
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Shade in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Northern States
Uses*
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Border Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Illicium is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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WOODLAND RUBY ILLICIUM

Illicium mexicanum 'Woodland Ruby'

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Buy Woodland Ruby Illicium online. Large ruby-pink starfish-shaped flowers bloom in the spring. A vigorous evergreen variety with aromatic foliage matures at 8 to 10 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide. Prefers fertile soils. Deer tolerant.

Mature Height:

6-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

6-10 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Schisandraceae · Common Name: Anise Tree

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase WOODLAND RUBY ILLICIUM Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 9407

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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$35.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 10504

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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$75.00

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Plants looked fabulous-in great condition! Thank you. They seem to be 'happy' in their new home.


Paula
Hudson Oaks, TX
November 2016

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