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Pterostyrax hispida

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

Flowers at an early age; prefers a hot sunny location; cast dense shade

Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
5 to 10 in. panicles of creamy white flowers in early summer; fragrant; .5 in. dry drupe in panicles
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; moist well drained soil but will grow in clay or sand; tolerates wind, drought and some air pollution
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded head; open head with age; slender, low branches
Width:
20-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
3 to 7.5 in. alternate, simple leaves; dark green above, silvery green underneath; yellow fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2150

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