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Parrotia persica

Persian ironwood Heritage Tree 350Persian ironwood


About Persian ironwood at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to Iran, Iraq

  • Height can approach 50’

  • Leaves are alternate and simple, green in the summer, beautiful fall colors of yellow, orange and red

  • Bark exfoliates to show green, white, and brown

  • Flowers do not have petals, but are red and showy, appearing before the leaves 

Tree # Location Dimensions Photo and Notes

4600 SW Maplewood Rd

51' Height
10.15' Circ.

Persian ironwood Heritage Tree 350