Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - SlowMature Height - 3-6'Mature Width - 3-6'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Pale-yellow, 3-4 in an inflorescence from each node, March-April.Fruit - Oval drupe, 0.33" long, pale green or reddish; containing one large, shining, brown seed. June-July.Leaf - Fall Color - clear yellowBark - slender, light brown becoming olive or darker. Bark is leathery and hard to remove.Other Features - Indians used the bark for bow strings, fishing line, and baskets.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Thrives in moist to wet shady areas, prefers a deep soil rich in organic matter.Native Habitat - New Brunswick and Ontario to Florida and MissouriDiseases and Insects - No serious disease or insect problemsStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Leatherwood.- Other plants of the family Thymelaeaceae.- Other plants of the genus Dirca.- Other plants of the species Dirca palustris.