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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Persian ironwood

SCALLOPED foliage coloured in shades of red, orange and yellow and a siver-grey bark whence its metallic common name is derived. In the witch hazel family. Named after German naturalist Friedrich Parrot.

Genus of 2 species of deciduous tree from forests in the Caucasus, northern Iran and eastern China.

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Buy Varieties of PARROTIA

PARROTIA persica

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Commonly known as: Irontree, Persian ironwood.
Excellent autumn colour with small red flowers in February-March on bare stems
Small £16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £55.00 each

PARROTIA persica 'Persian Spire'

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Commonly known as: Irontree, Persian ironwood.
Purple shoots in spring and dark green leaves with a striking purple border in summer. Yellow to orange autumn colour
£25.00 each
Large £45.00 

PARROTIA persica 'Vanessa'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Irontree, Persian ironwood.
Glossy red shoots and young leaves edged with bronze-red. More upright tree-like habit
£27.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

PARROTIA subaequalis

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Commonly known as: Persian ironwood.
Spectacular wine-red autumn colour on this recent rare introduction from China
£45.00 each
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