- USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 9
- Height 3 - 4 Feet
- Width 3 - 4 Feet
- Full Shade to Partial Sun (0 - 6 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
This Illicium parviflorum, also known as Small Anise Tree stays more compact and is better behaved than its predecessors. The golden foliage is scented, smelling of anise. Pretty yellow-green flowers are framed by foliage that doesn’t bleach over the winter. This shrub would be an excellent addition to a woodland themed garden.
This evergreen shrub, originating from the Southern United States is hardy in zones 7-9. Bananappeal is a great plant to use as a specimen for shade gardens, or in containers. This upright, mounded shrub has a natural rounded shape that adds structure and interest to your garden. A good plant for gardens that may host the occasional deer, as Illicium is deer resistant.
Bananappeal Anise Tree Care
Plant Bananappeal Anise Trees in full shade to part-sun. Water well after planting and until established, and then as needed. Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer in the spring. It prefers a good loose soil, but will do well in most soil conditions.
After blooming is the best time to prune the Illicium. Remove old wood or diseased stems to open up the shrub for increased air flow. This is also a good time to do any shape pruning.
Bananappeal Anise Tree Spacing
Bananappeal reaches 3-4 feet tall and wide, be sure to allow it the proper space it needs to stand out in your garden. To truly allow this shrub to shine in your garden, consider spacing them no closer than 4 feet apart.
Bananappeal Anise Tree Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-9
|Plant Type: Shrub
|Sunlight Exposure: Full Shade to Partial Sun
|Mature Height: 3 - 4 Feet
|Mature Width: 3 - 4 Feet
|Plant Spacing: 3 - 4 Feet
|Growth Habit: Upright, Round
|Flower Color(s): Yellow
|Seasonal Interest: Spring
|Foliage Type: Evergreen
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Features: Foliage Interest, Fragrant
|Uses: Shade gardens Container
|Plant Brand: First Editions
|Botanical/Scientific Name: ILLICIUM PARVIFLORUM 'PIIIP-I' PP28,887
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.