American Bladdernut Tree

American Bladdernut Tree

American Bladdernut Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Staphylea trifolia
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Upright; heavily branched suckering shrub to small tree; sometimes widespread
Height:   10 to 15'
Weight:   10 to 15
Leaf:   2 to 4" opposite, pinnately compound leaves; dark green above; dull yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Greenish white, bell shaped flowers in nodding panicles in late spring; 3 lobed 1 to 1.5" inflated capsule
Comments:    Smooth striped bark
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --