Chinese Wingnut Tree

Chinese Wingnut Tree

Chinese Wingnut Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pterocarya stenoptera
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; prefers moist, well drained soil but does well in dry exposed sites and heavy clay
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pendulous branching; open canopy; some times multistemmed; spreading branches
Height:   50 to 70
Weight:   40 to 70'
Leaf:   Alternate, simple leaves
Flower/Fruit:   Produces 12 to 20" necklaces of emerald green, winged nutlets; turn brown in fall
Comments:    Dappled shade; expansive roots on soil surface; tough dependable tree; strong wood
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --