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Euscaphis japonica /Korean Sweetheart tree

Euscaphis japonica  / Euscaphis japonica
Flowers and foliage
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Flowers and foliage


Foliage with a few flowers hidden under leaves

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Scientific Name: Euscaphis japonica
Common Name: Korean Sweetheart tree
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: The fruit display is one of the outstanding properties of this tree. It has heart shaped, pink to cherry-red, warty fruit from Augtust until frost. These open to reveal blue-black seeds. It is drought tolerant.