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Microbiota decussata (Microbiota)

Type Conifer, Evergreen, Ground cover
Form Spreading arching, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Dark green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Microbiota decussata:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Microbiota decussata

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Microbiota decussata:

  • Evergreen ground cover suitable for problematic dry soils in full sun
  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Conifer with outstanding foliage colour for winter interest

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Common Missspellings: Microbeonta Microbionta, Microbeota

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