Female Skimmias with big attractive fruits and less bigger Male Skimmia Japonicas with a bigger green foliage and lighter color fruits Japanese Skimmia with darker red fruits and glossy foliage Looking down on a skimmia japonica with its nice ornamental fruits
Female Skimmias with big attractive fruits and less bigger Male Skimmia Japonicas with a bigger green foliage and lighter color fruits Japanese Skimmia with darker red fruits and glossy foliage Looking down on a skimmia japonica with its nice ornamental fruits

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Skimmia Japanese

Skimmia japonica

From South East Asia, the Skimmia Japonica is a slower grower with fragrant white flowers and solid and dense green foliage. They flourish in full shade but can tolerate partial sun with additional watering. Also know as Japanese Skimmia, this plant is disease free and is perfect for containers or any garden.

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Skimmia Japanese Shrubs for Sale Online

Japanese Skimmia, or Skimmia Japonica, are lovely looking shrubs that are dense and mounded and produce splendid aromatic flowers and ornamental fruits. They ripen in the fall and throughout the winter season. Male Skimmias are more fragrant and have larger foliage, but female Skimmias possess larger berries. Defiantly a part shade lover, this low maintenance plant is perfect for walkways.


Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Mature Height: 2 to 5 feet
Mature Width: 3 to 6 feet
Classification: Broad Leaved flowering shrub, summer flowering
Sunlight: Full shade to partial Sun
Habit: Densely branched, mounding
Flower Color: White to pink
Foliage: Olive green
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a specimen planting
Growzone: 4-9 Skimmia Japanese Hardiness Zone 4-9

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