Parrotia persica

Persian Parrotia, Persian Ironwood, Persian Irontree

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium 10' over 6-8 year period.
Mature Height - 20-40'
Mature Width - 15-30'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Perfect, apetalous before leaves early March- April.
Fruit - Capsule, 2 valved, single seed per cell .40" long, bright brown.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Brilliant yellow to orange to scarlet.
Bark - Older branches exfoliating to expose gray, green, white, brown mosaic in 4-8" branches.
Other Features - The bark is a welcome asset in the winter landscape.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant balled and burlapped or container grown. Prefers well drained, loamy slightly acid soils 6.0-6.5 ph. Full sun or light shade.
Native Habitat - Zones 5-8, Iran cultivated 1840.
Diseases and Insects - Very pest free tree.
Strength -
Weakness -

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- Other plants with the common name Parrotia.
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