Pterostyrax hispidus

Fragrant Epaulettetree

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium 12-14' in 8 years
Mature Height - 20-30'
Mature Width - 24'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - White, perfect, fragrant, born in large 5-10", 2-3" wide, pendulous pubescent panicles; blooms May-Jun, tree flowers when 8-10' high
Fruit - 0.5" long, cylindrical, densely bristly, dry drupe with 10 ribs
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellow-green
Bark - Quickly shedding gray bark, rounded, slender with distinct odor when bruised
Other Features - Hardiness zone 4-8, soft cuttings root easily
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant in spring into moist well-drained acidic soil, full sun, protect from strong wind, prune in winter
Native Habitat - Japan
Diseases and Insects - None serious
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Epaulettetree.
- Other plants of the family Styracaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Pterostyrax.
- Other plants of the species Pterostyrax hispidus.