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PTEROCARYA fraxinifolia

Commonly known as Caucasian wing nut

Greenish flowers in large pendulous catkins
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Available autumn 2020 -
£17.50 each

  • Deciduous - pinnate leaves to 40cm (16in) long with cylindrical midribs. Each leaf has 23 or more, oblong to ovate, glossy, dark-green leaflets.
  • Green
  • Height - 25m (80ft)
  • Spread - 20m (65ft)
  • Tree - vigorous, spreading tree. Produces small, winged green fruit in pendent spikes to 50cm (20in) long, in summer.
  • 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
  • Additional Features - 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 -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
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