Trochodendron aralioides

Trochodendron aralioides
  • BOTANICAL NAME: Trochodendron aralioides
  • PRONUNCIATION: tro-ko-DEN-drun a-ra-li-OY-des
  • COMMON NAME: Wheel tree
  • FAMILY: Trochodendraceae
  • NATIVITY: Japan, Korea
  • GROWTH HABIT:  Tall shrub.
  • SIZE: 10-20'
  • HARDINESS: Zones 6-7
  • CULTURE: Shady, sheltered location with moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil.
  • LANDSCAPE USE:  Specimen plant; rare in North American gardens.
  • FOLIAGE: Alternate, obovate-elliptic, crenate-serrate, 3-6" long, leathery and lustrous, vibrant deep green.
  • BUDS:
  • BARK:
  • FLOWERS:  Small, 3/4" bright green flowers on 2-3" racemes.
  • FRUIT:  Follicke, dehiscent, 3/4" wide.
  • PROPAGATION: Seed.
  • PESTS: None serious.
  • CULTIVARS:

 

 

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