Crinodendron hookerianum

Crinodendron hookerianum

Chilean Lantern Tree


Pot Size:



1 In stock

SKU: 201613


Family Elaeocarpaceae
Originating from Chile

An evergreen shrub, often grown as a wall shrub, with stiff branches and glossy, dark green leaves. In late spring to late summer it produces lantern-like, deep pink fleshy flowers. These nod on long stalks and when in flower, Crinodendron is one of the most beautiful of evergreen shrubs. Hardy in all but the very coldest regions. Young plants may need protection in severe weather. Tips of leaves may burn in very exposed positions.
Grow in rich, moist but well-drained acid soil in sun/part shade.

Height and spread after 5 – 6 years 2.5m x 1.5m
Mature height and spread after 10 – 15 years, if not pruned 4m x 3m



Foliage type


Bushy, Upright

Light requirement


Plant Type

Shrub, Tree

Season of interest


Soil PH


Soil Type

, , , ,

Urban Jungle Suffolk

London Road, Weston,
Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8TT
Nursery 10am – 5pm
Cafe 10.30am – 3.30pm
Garden Centre Telephone: 01502 219110
Cafe Telephone: 01502 559103

Urban Jungle Norfolk

Ringland Lane, Old Costessey,
Norwich, Norfolk NR8 5BG
Nursery 10am – 5pm
Cafe 10.30am – 3.30pm
Garden Centre Telephone: 01603 744997
Cafe Telephone: 01603 857196

Right Menu Icon