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Parrotia persica


A very beautiful tree with wonderful exfoliating bark and a tight, oval canopy.  Will not tolerate wet conditions.  Virtually pest free.


Common Name: Perisan Parrotia, Persian Ironwood
Botanical Name: Parrotia
Type: Deciduous tree
Soil Preference: Will tolerate drought and dry soils but prefers well-drained, loamy, sandy or clay soils with a pH of acidic to slightly alkaline (6.8-7.7)
Light Requirements: Full sun, partial sun, partial shade
Attributes: Pest tolerant
Pests: None serious
Diseases: None serious
Care: Fertilize with Holly-tone or Plant-tone approximately April 1st, May 20th, July 4th, August 15th & October 30th.  Keep granular fertilizers off foliage and away from stems and trunks.  Use 1/2 the recommended rate of fertilizer for new plantings.

Planting Instructions: Trees & Shrubs



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Parrotia persica
Perisan Parrotia
zones 5-8
Description:  Attractive, exfoliating, multi-colored bark.   Yellow-orange to scarlet fall color.
Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Spring
Foliage Color: Green; orange, red/yellow fall colors
Height: 25-40'
Spread: 25-35'


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Parrotia persica 'Pendula'
Weeping Persian Parrotia
zones 5-8
Description:  Interesting bark is mottled gray and white.  Has a nice, pendulous habit.  Foliage looks similar to Witchhazel (Hamamelis). 
Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 5'
Spread: 10'

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