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PTEROCARYA tonkinensis

Commonly known as Wing nut

Pinnate leaves and whitish-grey bark. Similar to P. stenoptera

Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£17.50 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Deciduous - pinnate leaves to 18cm (7in) long with 6-14 oblong leaflets, 9-17cm (3½-6¾in) long
  • Tree - vigorous, spreading tree. Fruiting spikes to 30cm (12in) carrying small, erect-winged green fruit 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 - Good to know - - very similar to P. stenoptera, lacking wings on leaf stems
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - China
  • Flower Shape - Spikes -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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 - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
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