Parrotia persica 'Bella' | Persian Ironwood Tree | 120-150cm | By Frank P Matthews
New introduction with twisted leaves
Dark red or purple tinted young leaves and wine red autumn colour once established, together with flaking, peeling bark.
- Habit: Spreading
- Flower Color: Red
- Foliage Color: Purple
- Features: Attractive Foliage, Autumn Color
- Supplied As: 12L Pot
- Height on Arrival: 1.2m (4ft)
- Age: 2 years
- Eventual Height & Spread: 8m x 6m (26 x 19ft)
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Plant on Arrival
Typically plants are delivered ready to plant and will take some time to settle, grow and look more like the product image above.
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|Deciduous Or Evergreen||Deciduous|
|Features||Plants For Autumn Colour|
|Flowering Month||January, February, March|
|Needs Ericaceous Compost?||No|
|Foliage Colour||Purple, Red|
|Supplied As||6L-8L Pot|
|Shop By Category||Ornamental Trees|