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Pterocarya fraxinifolia /Caucasian Wingnut

Pterocarya fraxinifolia   / Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Compound leaves resembling those of carya
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Compound leaves resembling those of carya

Folige and fruit

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

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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
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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.