Parrotia subequalis (Chinese Parrotia)

Family: Hamamelidaceae
Zone:5 - 9
Natural Range: China
Soil:  Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light: Sun, part sun
Height: 15' - 30'
Bloom Time:  February to March
Attributes: Deciduous, large shrub or small tree that develops a patchwork of gray, green and creamy bark with age.  Burgundy fall foliage.
Notes:  Smaller and slower growing than other Parrotia.  A recently described and introduced species to western horticulture.  Originally grown by Roy Lancaster who received cuttings from Mikinori Ogisu of Japan.  Subsequently introduced and distributed in the US by Ozzie Johnson.

Pot Size:  Large Band Pot