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Emmenopterys henryi/Henry Emmenopherys

Emmenopterys henryi / Emmenopterys henryi
A young tree in Garvan Woodland Gardens in Arkansas
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A young tree in Garvan Woodland Gardens in Arkansas

Relativeliy large leaves are rich green in color

Petioles of foliage is pinkish-red in spring and retains some of this color through the growing season

Suckers arising from extensive root system of the tree

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Scientific Name: Emmenopterys henryi
Common Name: Henry Emmenopherys
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Ten inch inflorescens of white bracts and small white flowers in summer. Petioles of the foliage have are pinkink-red cast, while the new leaves are a bronzy-red color for a short time. Used as a specimen or accent tree in the landscape.