Botanical name: Parrotia persica
Other names: Persian ironwood, Iron tree, Ironwood
Species: P. persica - P. persica are medium-sized, spreading, deciduous trees with large, deep green leaves turning yellow, gold, orange, purple and red in autumn. They bear red flowers on bare branches in winter and early spring.
Parrotia persica is: Deciduous
Flower: Red in Spring; Red in Winter
Foliage: Green in Spring; Orange, Gold, Purple, Yellow, Red in Autumn
Tree shape: Drooping, Spreading
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free
Diseases: Generally disease-free
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Parrotia persica (Persian ironwood) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 12m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Woodland
Cultivation: Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. For best autumn colour grow in acid soil.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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