Parrotia persica 'Vanessa' - Blue Heron Nursery

Parrotia persica ‘Vanessa’

Vanessa Persian Parrotia

A selection with a more upright, columnar habit. Sensational fall color of orange, red, and purple. Like the species, the older trunks develop a mosaic of gray, green, white, and brown exfoliating bark. This is a tough tree that will grow well in full sun to some shade. It does best in an average, slightly acid, well-drained soil with reliable summer moisture. Once established, it tolerates drought, heat, wind and cold.

  • Common Name: Vanessa Persian Parrotia
  • Height: 25' tall
  • Spread: 10' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 8

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