TROCHODENDRON aralioides

Commonly known as Wheel tree

Leathery leaves with a yellowish tinge. Green flowers. A rare and unusual plant
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Broadly ovate to elliptic, tapered, glossy leaves to 12cm (4¾in) long
  • Green
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tree
    Or large shrub. Produces racemes to 12cm (4¾in) long of 10-20 or more petalless flowers 2cm (¾in) across. Flowers consist of numerous stamens radiating from a central green disc
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
    Dappled shade

TROCHODENDRON aralioides

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£25.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Japan, Korea, Taiwan
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (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
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly columnar
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10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

Buy Varieties of TROCHODENDRON aralioides

TROCHODENDRON aralioides Taiwanese form

TROCHODENDRON aralioides Taiwanese form

Wheel tree

this relatively new introduction has larger leathery leaves and much larger clusters of greenish flowers. A spreading growth habit which is different from the more erect Japanese species

 
£25.00 each 
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