PTEROCARYA stenoptera

Commonly known as Chinese wing nut

Vigorous tree with pinnate leaves and winged green fruits in pendent spikes in summer
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Pinnate leaves to 40cm (16in) long with winged midribs. Leaves comprise up to 21 oblong, bright-green leaflets.
  • Height
    25m (80ft)
  • Spread
    15m (49ft)
  • Tree
    Spreading tree. Fruit produced in pendent spikes to 30cm (12in) 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

PTEROCARYA stenoptera

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    China
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (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
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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25m (80ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (49ft)
 

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