Online Plant Guide CIE Tours International  
Trees Shrubs Ground Covers Vines Bamboo Grass Corms Ferns Annuals Perennials Rhizomes Bulbs Palms Tubers Gingers

Pterocarya fraxinifolia /Caucasian Wingnut

Pterocarya fraxinifolia   / Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Compound leaves resembling those of carya
View Image (Full)

Compound leaves resembling those of carya

Folige and fruit

Pendulous strings nutlets to 20” long form female flowers in early summer

2007-2013 © OnlinePlantGuide.com All Rights Reserved. Information and images may not be reused without written consent.
 
Scientific Name: Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Common Name: Caucasian Wingnut
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Landscape Categories:
Comments: Long, pendulous strings of small green winged nutlets develop in the female catkins in early summer. Free suckering may limit its use in the home landscape. Needs large space siuch as a park or commercial property on wich to grow.