Scientific Name: Parrotia persica Form: Round
Common Name:Persian parrotia, Persian ironwoodTexture:Medium
Family Name:HamamelidaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Lustrous, Oblong, Obovate, Ovate, Crenate, Dentate
Flowers: Red, Green-yellow, Feb- Mar- Apr
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant, Street (boulevard tree), Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Smaller deciduous tree; leaves simple, irregularly shaped, alternate with undulating margin; fruit and flowers insignificant. Winter ID: flower buds 4 mm, pubescent brown; buds stalked, fuzzy, dark brown to black; bark mildly exfoliating, smooth.