Persian Parrotia Tree

Persian Parrotia Tree

Persian Parrotia Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Parrotia persica
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8a
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to light shade; well drained soil; not drought or wet soil tolerant
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Upright, ascending branching; rounded to oval habit; single or multistemmed
Height:   20 to 40'
Weight:   15 to 30'
Leaf:   2.5 to 5" alternate simple leaves; fall color is excellent (yellow-gold, pumpkin orange, crimson)
Flower/Fruit:   Modest maroon flowers; .5" light brown fruit
Comments:    Bark peels to reveal silver, green, white, and cinnamon colors; great seedling variability; pest resistant
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --