Franklinia Tree

Franklinia Tree

Franklinia Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Franklinia alatamaha
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to light shade; moist, well drained soil; dislikes wet sites
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Upright; spreading branches
Height:   10 to 25'
Weight:   6 to 15
Leaf:   5 to 6" alternate, simple leaves; maroon fall color; holds leaves late into fall
Flower/Fruit:   Fragrant, 3" white camellia like flowers in October
Comments:    Do not plant where cotton has been grown; difficult to transplant; good tree but not for urban conditions
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --