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PARROTIA persica

Commonly known as Irontree, Persian ironwood

Excellent autumn colour with small red flowers in February-March on bare stems
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Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Small £16.00 each 


Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2021 - Dispatch will take place anytime from early October through to late November as stock becomes available.
Large £65.00 each 

Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2021
plant size comparison icon 7.5 Litre
  • Deciduous - glossy, rich-green leaves tp 12cm (5in) long which turn yellow, orange and red-purple in autumn.
  • Red
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tree - dense, spreading, short-trunked tree. Spider-like flowers are produced in spherical clusters 1cm (½in) across.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Ornamental bark -
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Caucasus, northern Iran.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Obovate - 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 - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - for good autumn colour.
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
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Buy Varieties of PARROTIA persica

PARROTIA persica 'Persian Spire'

PARROTIA persica 'Persian Spire'  >


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 £60.00  

PARROTIA persica 'Vanessa'  AWARD

PARROTIA persica 'Vanessa'  >


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