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Ptelea Trifoliata

Botanical Name:

Ptelea trifoliata

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Moist to dry, well-drained loams. Sandy, Medium Loam Sandy Loam, Clay Loam Clay, Limestone-based, Acid-based, Calcareous.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Shrubs, Trees, Native Plant, Shrub, Tree

Lifespan

Woody, Perennial

Plant Height

12-36 ft.

Flower

Small, greenish-white to greenish-yellow fragrant flowers; compressed, winged, brown structure that persists. In North Carolina, the flowers are available from April to June.

Fruit

Interesting fruits. In North Carolina, the green/tan fruits are available from June to August., Green

Benefits
Ornamental

Fruits ornamental, Blooms ornamental, Accent tree or shrub, Aromatic

Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Sapindales

Family

Rutaceae

Genus

Ptelea

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