Wheel Tree

Wheel Tree

Wheel Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Trochodendron aralioides
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun to shade; moist, well drained soil; needs protection from wind; tolerate wet soil but not drought
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Broad spreading shrubby habit; horizontal branching
Height:   10 to 20
Weight:   10 to 15'
Leaf:   3 to 6" alternate, simple leathery leaves; new growth is red to bronze; bronze green fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Bright green flowers on erect racemes in late spring; follicles in clusters
Comments:    Casts light shade
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --