Caucasian Wingnut (Pterocarya fraxinifolia)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 30 to 60 feet
Plant Spread: 30 to 60 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Shade Tree
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

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help! what is this alien tree?! by miss_ee Aug 12, 2016 12:48 PM 21

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