Friendly name: Sh. Chinensis

Shibataea chinensis

Maximum Height: 2'
Maximum Diameter: 1/8"
Minimum Temperature: -10° F
Does best in 1/2 day sun.
Spreading: Moderate

Shibataea chinensis

Similar to but smaller than Shibataea kumasaca. Shows less leaf burn under alkaline conditions. May also be hardier.

Shibataea chinensis

Botanical Latin is essentially a written language .... How they are pronounced really matters little provided they sound pleasant and are understood by all concerned...
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Name Botanical Alternate Meaning
Shibataea she-BAT-uh-e-uh    
chinensis chi-NEN-sis   Of or from China 

Shibataea chinensis
Edible shoots Too small Hedge Good
House 2 hours min. sun Wood quality Too small
Container Good Crafts Good
Screen Too short Ornamental Good
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