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Vanessa Persian Ironwood

Parrotia persica 'Vanessa'

Easy to Maintain Fall Colors

Characteristics:
Medium-sized, deciduous tree with outstanding fall color; has a narrower, more upright habit than the species.

Growing Conditions:
Moist but well-drained soil. Tolerates most soil types. Partial shade to full sun.

Uses:
Street tree

Height:
20' at maturity

Width:
10' at maturity

Shape:
Narrow, upright

Flowers:
Crimson flowers bloom on the bare winter branches and remain through early spring.

Leaves:
Leaves turn vivid red and gold in early fall.

Bark:
Bark of �Vanessa� will flake when the tree is well established.

This durable tree is beautiful in every season, as its foliage, branch structure and bark are all exceptional.