PARROTIA persica

Commonly known as Irontree, Persian ironwood

Excellent autumn colour with small red flowers in February-March on bare stems
Further Reading....
  • 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

PARROTIA persica

 
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Small £16.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 7.5 Litre
  • 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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8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

Buy Varieties of PARROTIA persica

PARROTIA persica 'Persian Spire'

PARROTIA persica 'Persian Spire'

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  
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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PARROTIA persica 'Vanessa'

PARROTIA persica 'Vanessa'

Irontree, Persian ironwood

glossy red shoots and young leaves edged with bronze-red. More upright tree-like habit

 
£30.00 each 
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Available again from June 2022 -

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