EMMENOPTERYS henryi

Rare tree with bronze coloured young growth and large ovate leaves. It has very seldom flowered in the UK so the sight of its large flattish white pyramidical flowers remains a great challenge
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Leaves to 20cm (8in) long, dark-green above and softly hairy beneath.
  • White
  • Height
    12m (39ft)
  • Spread
    12m (39ft)
  • Tree
    Spreading tree
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds.

EMMENOPTERYS henryi

 
£55.00 each 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Requires prolonged period above 24°C (75°F) for flowering
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Eastern and western China, southeastern Asia.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    To 18cm (7in) long by 25cm (10in) wide of funnel-shaped flowers 2.5cm (1in) across with 5 spreading lobes
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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12m (39ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  12m (39ft)
 

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