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Cultural Details for Pterostyrax corymbosus

Common Name:
Little Epaulettetree

Growth Rate:
medium; 12-14' in 8 years

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
3-6" long corymbose panicles

Fruit Details:
ovoid 0.37-0.5" long; five winged; down covered

Fall Color:

Bark Details:
quickly shedding gray

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
none serious

Native Habitat:
Japan; Introduced 1850

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
moist, well drained, acid soil; full sun to part shade; protect from wind and temperature extremes; prune in winter

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
8509, 8510, 8511

    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.