Persian Parrotia

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Persian Parrotia is one of the best small specimen trees for any location. This low-branched small tree has an unusual form and texture making it an interesting specimen. Early blooming small flowers have showy red stamens, and its fall color is a gorgeous mix of yellow, orange and red. The foliage is reddish purple when unfolding which changes to a lustrous medium to dark green during summer. In the fall Persian Parrotia’s foliage develops to brilliant yellow/orange/scarlet. This is definitely one of the most beautiful trees for foliage effect. 

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Persian Parrotia is one of the best small specimen trees for any location. This low-branched small tree has an unusual form and texture making it an interesting specimen. Early blooming small flowers have showy red stamens, and its fall color is a gorgeous mix of yellow, orange and red. The foliage is reddish purple when unfolding which changes to a lustrous medium to dark green during summer. In the fall Persian Parrotia’s foliage develops to brilliant yellow/orange/scarlet. This is definitely one of the most beautiful trees for foliage effect. 

Where to put it: 

Persian Parrotia’s foliage, bark, and pest resistance make it a tree worth considering for any landscape. This excellent small lawn or street tree can be integrated into the landscape almost anywhere. This fine accent plan can be used in groupings, around patios, in foundation planting, in open areas, or anywhere where you need a beautiful ornamental tree. Persian Parrotia is a sure-fire conversation starter for any landscape. 

What it needs:

Persian Parrotia is an extremely tolerant tree which will tolerate many soil types and will do well in full sun or light shade. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Parrotia persica
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Ornamental & Flowering
Size Range Medium Tree (25-40 feet)
Mature Height 30'
Mature Spread 20'
Shape Pyramidal, Broadly Rounded
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Red, Yellow/Gold, Orange
Flower Color Pink, Purple
Decorative Fruit No
Landscape Uses Ornamental/Flowering
Growth Rate Moderate to Rapid
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable