Scientific Name: Melliodendron xylocarpum Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:Chinese parasolTexture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:StyracaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):5 - 7m x 4 - 5m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Ovate, Elliptic, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, Pink, White, May- Mar- Apr
Fruit: Drupe, Brown, Green, Jul- Sep- Aug- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Spring interest, Small garden/space
Key ID Features:Leaves ovate-lanceolate to oblong-elliptic, 15-25 long x 6-8 cm wide when mature. Winter ID: small tree with ovate buds about 1 cm long.