Rosaceae (Rose Family)
Origin: China & Japan
Evergreen, broadleaf shrub or tree. Moderate to fast growth rate, 20 -
30' in height, equal spread. Vase-shaped.
Simple leaf, pinnate venation; deeply veined, alternate arrangement.
Elliptic shape, serrated margins, coriaceous, glabrous surface texture.
6 - 8" long, 1 - 2" wide. Juvenile leaves are bronze before becoming green
Perfect; fragrant, creamy white in color, 1/2" in size,
Winter & Spring.
Succulent, indehiscent, pome, yellow.green in color.
1/2" - 3/4" in size, Late Winter - early Spring.
Straight, low branching.
Sun, partial shade, heat; Bardiness: Sunset zones: 8 - 24.
To raise crown to develop Tree form.
Accent, background, foliage, right of way, shade, seasonal color.
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