Parrotia persica ‘Persian Spire’ Parrotia

Parrotia

Description: A narrow upright shape which is perfect for smaller spaces. Stunning leaves which are purple in spring, green in summer with purple edges and wonderful colours of yellow, orange and red in the autumn. Small red flowers in winter.

Parrotia Growing Tips: Grow in a well-drained or moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Tolerant of most soils, including chalk.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 3m x 1m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Purple / Green
  • Flowering month: February
  • Tree shape: Upright
  • Leaf colour: Purple Green
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Autumn colour
  • S Size: Small

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