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Persian Parrotia

Parrotia Persica

Trail Number:
C37

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Description

Family:
Hamamelidaceae

Foliage:
Leaves alternate, simple, 3 to 5 inches long and 1 to 2.5 inches wide, rounded at the base and coarsely toothed past the middle

Native Locale:
Iran

Mature Height:
20 to 40 feet

Mature Width:
15 to 30 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone (4)5 to 8

Soil Preference:
Prefers well-drained, loamy, slightly acid (pH 6.0 to 6.5) soils; will tolerate chalky soils

Growth Habit:
Small, single- stemmed tree or large, multi-stemmed shrub with an oval-rounded head of upright, ascending branches, also a form with wide- spreading branches

Rate of Growth:
Medium, 10' over a 6 to 8 year period

Disease and Insect:
Very pest free; Japanese beetle damage possible

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:

  • Yellow to scarlet fall color. Relatively stress-resistant and pest-free.

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