Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Medium to fast.Mature Height - 10-15'Mature Width - Taller than wide at maturity.Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Perfect, greenish white, bell-shaped, abundant. April-MayFruit - A 3-lobed, 1 to 1.5" long, inflated capsule, pale green changing to light brown, effective in September. Usually containing several hard, yellowish brown 3/16" diameter rounded seeds.Leaf - Opposite, compound pinnate. Bright green when emerging eventually turning dark green in summer.Fall Color - Pale dull yellow.Bark - Light, greenish gray with linear white fissures. Smooth.Other Features - Upright, heavily branched.Possible Use - Naturalizing; best reserved for parks and other low maintenance areas; nice foliage effect.Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Zone 3-8Native Habitat - Quebec to Ontario and Minnesota, south to Georgia and Missouri. Cultivated 1640.Diseases and Insects - None serious.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Bladdernut.- Other plants of the family Staphyleaceae.- Other plants of the genus Staphylea.- Other plants of the species Staphylea trifolia.