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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Garden Debut
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Creamy White
  • White
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
  • Dark Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Shade in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Leucothoe 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 free fertilizer with every order.

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JENKINS LEUCOTHOE

Leucothoe axillaris 'Jenkins'

Buy Jenkins Leucothoe online. An evergreen shrub bearing shiny, dark green foliage. Fragrant, creamy white flowers bloom in spring. Will tolerate some sun. Matures at 3 feet tall and wide.

Mature Height:

2-3 Feet

Mature Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Ericaceae · Common Name: Leucothoe

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 JENKINS LEUCOTHOE Online

Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 6605

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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$35.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 6015

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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$75.00

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Customer Testimonials

I am very impressed with the plants I received.


Karen
Beavercreek, OH
November 2016

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