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Forest Green Anise
Forest Green is a hardy Anise that has demonstrated tolerance to full sun or shade. No other anise we've grown does this well in full sun. The shiny, evergreen foliage has a delightful fragrance reminiscent of root beer with a touch of licorice. More details below

Forest Green Anise

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Forest Green Anise
Illicium parviflorum 'Forest Green'

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 7a-10b  Find Your Zone



Special Attributes

Forest Green is a hardy Anise that has demonstrated tolerance to full sun or shade in our central Georgia gardens. No other anise we've grown does this well in full sun. The shiny, evergreen foliage has a delightful fragrance reminiscent of root beer with a touch of licorice. Can be grown as a large shrub or left to grow naturally can be limbed up to form a small tree. With minimul pruning it can be kept much smaller and serves as a great natural hedge in sun or shade. Grows 4-5' in ten years, eventually to a large pyramid to 15' or more when left to grow naturally. This Anise is often listed as hardy only to zone 8 but various reputable sources say 6A. It handled 3 degrees F in our gardens with no damage at all.




Landscape & Garden Uses

With upright branching that form a dense rounded shrub 12 to 15 feet tall and 8 to 10 feet wide at maturity, the Forest Green Anise is useful in the landscape as a specimen shrub or small tree, in groupings, or as an informal, hedge or screen in sunny or shady areas of the garden. Forest Green Anise is great for use in home foundation plantings to frame corners or as espalier; trained to grow flat against walls. 





Cultural Preferences

Forest Green Anise is very easy to grow in well-drained, moist soils that are rich in organic matter and full sun to part shade. Maintenance is minimal except for a snipping here or there of a stray branch however can be clipped to control height. 





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Plant Details

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7a-10b  Find Your Zone
Plant Type:  Evergreen Shrub
Height at Maturity:  12-15'
Width at Maturity:  8-10'
Spacing:  5-6' for solid hedges; 12'+ for space between plants
Growth Habit / Form:  Upright, Bushy, Rounded Mound
Growth Rate:  Moderate
Flower Color:  Bright Yellow
Flower Size:  Small - 1"
Flowering Period:  Early Summer
Flower Type:  Single
Fragrant Flowers:  Yes
Foliage Color:  Light Green new leaves turn to Forest Green 
Fragrant Foliage:  Yes
Sun Needs:  Full, Sun, Morning Sun with Dappled or Afternoon Shade, Morning Shade with Evening Sun, All Day Filtered Sun, Shade or Mostly Shade
Water Needs:  Average
Soil Type:  Clay, Loam, Sandy, Silt
Soil Moisture / Drainage:  Well Drained Moist, Moderately Drained
Soil pH:  5.0 - 6.5
Maintenance / Care:  Low
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Resistances:  Deer, Disease, Heat, Insect



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