Davidia involucrata ‘Sonoma’ Handkerchief Tree

Description: An early flowering cultivar of Dove tree with heart shaped, dark green leaves. Produces beautiful, large, white flower bracts in May from year one.

History: Introduced by California's Sonoma Nursery.

Davidia Growing Tips: Easy to grow in a sheltered position in sun or partial shade, but young specimens may not flowers. Happy on any soil type as well as it's moist but well-drained.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 1.5m x 0.5m


  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • VS Size: Very small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Prefers acid soil

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