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A creeping shrub?

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom Gb

Is Coprosoma repens a creeping plant as suggested by the name? I thought it a shrub or small tree.



It is indeed described as a 2 metres shrub or sometimes a small tree. Not sure but the repens may refer to a habit of spreading via roots rather than the style of top growth.
It is also described as being somewhat tender in most parts of Britain.

4 Feb, 2010


It certainly is tender! I lost all but one last winter, even with some protection - and I live in a mild-ish area. Mine do not 'creep' in the sense of a ground cover plant.

4 Feb, 2010

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