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Franklinia alatamaha

Common Name(s):
Franklinia
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Do not plant where cotton has been grown; difficult to transplant; good tree but not for urban conditions

Native to Georgia.

Height:
10-25 ft.
Flower:
Fragrant; 3 in. white camellia-like flowers in October
Zones:
5-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; moist, well-drained soil; dislikes wet sites
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright; spreading branches
Width:
6-15 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
5-6 in. alternate, simple leaves; maroon fall color; holds leaves late into fall
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1998

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