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Persian Spire Ironwood

Parrotia persica 'JLColumnar'

Easy to Maintain Fall Colors Staff Favorite

Characteristics:
Unique for both its form and fine texture, this strongly upright tree is a colorful choice for screening and street plantings. Refined foliage emerges purple and matures to green with purple tinted margins that linger into the summer months. Fall color is bright and long lasting.

Growing Conditions:
Parrotia trees are fairly easy to grow and adapt to most growing conditions.

Uses:
A great small street tree for narrow planting strips.

Height:
25' at maturity

Width:
10' at maturity

Shape:
Columnar to upright oval

Flowers:
Showy red stamens

Leaves:
Green with purple edges turning orange, red, yellow and burgundy in the fall

Bark: