Plant Catalog - PARROTIA P PERSIAN SPIRE
PARROTIA P PERSIAN SPIRE
Parrotia persica 'Persian Spire'
Persian Parrotia, Persian Ironwood
A deciduous tree with an upright columnar form and shallowly toothed, oval leaves with wavy margins. Foliage emerges pruple, turns deep green with purple margins in the summer, and eventually shades of bright orange-yellow to scarlet in the fall. Exfoliating smooth gray and white bark.
USDA zones: 4 - 8
Sunset zones: 2B - 7, 14 - 17
Mature size: 15 - 35 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun or light shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water