Persian Parrotia, Persian Ironwood, Persian Irontree
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth 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 -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Parrotia.- Other plants of the family Hamamelidaceae.- Other plants of the genus Parrotia.- Other plants of the species Parrotia persica.