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Euscaphis japonica

Common Name(s):
Korean sweetheart tree
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Rare in cultivation; a JC Raulston Arboretum introduction; bark is violet-chocolate with white stripes; drought tolerant

Height:
20 ft.
Flower:
Small, yellow flowers are unremarkable; heart-shaped seed capsules turn an intense cherry-red in fall; open to reveal black seeds
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Horizontal branches; open; irregular
Width:
10-15 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
Thick, glossy, emerald green leaves

NCCES plant id: 1989

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