Pterocarya stenoptera ‘Fern Leaf’ Caucasian Wingnut

Description: Large tree with a broad ovoid crown eventually spreading to 12m wide. Narrow, deeply divided, fern-like bright green leaves, take on attractive yellow autumn tints. Very long drooping catkins once established, followed by winged fruit.

History: Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Pterocarya Growing Tips: Tolerant of most soils, but best in moist well-drained soil in full sun.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 7m x 4m


  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • L Size: Large
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Replacement prune
  • Award-winning
  • Fruit for wildlife

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