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Kalopanax pictus

Common Name(s):
Castor-aralia
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Cast dense shade; good honey plant; birds eat fruit; long lived; very hardy

Height:
40-60 ft.
Flower:
1 in. white flowers on 12-24 in. panicle in summer; small black fruit in early fall
Zones:
4-8a
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; prefers moist, well-drained soil; drought tolerant
Texture:
Coarse
Form:
Upright oval in youth; rounded; massive habit with age; open branches
Width:
40-60 ft.
Leaf:
7-12 in. alternate, simple leaves with 5-7 lobes; reddish to yellow to insignificant fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2028

Kalopanax pictus Kalopanax pictus
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