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Ptelea trifoliata Aurea

Ptelea trifoliata 'Aurea'

Golden Hoptree

Description: A large, spreading deciduous shrub with trifoliate leaves which are bright yellow when young, later greenish-yellow. Small yellowish-green flowers with a honeysuckle-like fragrance adorn the branches in early summer, followed by clusters of winged fruits. In the past, this bitter fruit was used as a substitute for hops in brewing beer.

Ptelea Growing Tips: Grow in fertile well-drained soil. Can handle sun to full shade.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 2m x 2m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Yellow Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - June Flowering month - June
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site