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Parrotia persica

Common Name(s):
Persian parrotia
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Bark peels to reveal silver, green, white, and cinnamon colors; great seedling variability; pest resistant; Fall color is excellent: yellow-gold, pumpkin-orange, and crimson.

Height:
20-40 ft.
Flower:
Modest maroon flowers; 0.5 in. light brown fruit
Zones:
4-8a
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; well-drained soil; not drought or wet soil tolerant
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright, ascending branching; rounded to oval habit; single or multistemmed
Width:
15-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
2.5-5 in. alternate simple leaves; fall color is excellent (yellow-gold, pumpkin orange, crimson)
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2065

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