- Common Name(s):
- Korean sweetheart tree
Rare in cultivation; a JC Raulston Arboretum introduction; bark is violet-chocolate with white stripes; drought tolerant
- 20 ft.
- Small, yellow flowers are unremarkable; heart-shaped seed capsules turn an intense cherry-red in fall; open to reveal black seeds
- Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
- Horizontal branches; open; irregular
- 10-15 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Thick, glossy, emerald green leaves
NCCES plant id: 1989