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Cultural Details for Tetradium daniellii

Common Name:
Korean Evodia

Growth Rate:
medium to fast

Average Mature Height:
25-30' under cultivation; but can reach 50'

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Small, white, borne in 4-6" broad, flatish corymbs, on current season's growth in June, July and August.

Fruit Details:
Ornamental capsule, composed of 4-5 carpels which split from the top; red to black in color, late August through November; seeds are lustrous, brownish-black, about the size of buckshot.

Fall Color:
No fall color as the leaves are still green when they drop.

Bark Details:
Older stems are gray, similar to Beech bark.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
No serious disease or insect problems

Native Habitat:
Northern China and Korea

Other Features:
Bees love them.

Culture and Care:
Prefers a well drained, fertile soil, pH adaptable, full sun.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.