Young Handkerchief Tree | Davidia involucrata

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Do you know why the handkerchief tree is so well-known? When the tree is a few years old, it blooms in spring with yellow-green flowers, alongside which the large white bracts appear. It is a deciduous, medium-sized tree.

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Deciduous

The Davidia involucrata, also known as the Handkerchief Tree or Dove Tree, is a deciduous, medium-sized tree. This tree is also commonly planted as a shrub.

 

Growth Habit

The Davidia involucrata is a slow-growing tree.

 

Total Height

The tree can reach a maximum height of 10 to 15 meters. In most cases, in the European climate, this tree will achieve a more limited height of 6-10 meters.

 

Branches

The branches are green in their young stage and change to yellow-brown as they age.

 

Leaf Shape and Leaf Color

The leaf is heart-shaped with a fresh dark green color and is approximately 10 cm in size.

 

Flowering

When the tree is about 10 years old, it blooms in spring with yellow-green flowers, alongside which the large white bracts appear, making the Handkerchief Tree so well-known.

 

Fruits

In the fall, brown fruits appear, which can be up to 3 cm in size.

 

Location

It thrives well in almost all soil types. It prefers a nutrient-rich soil that retains moisture.

 

Why Choose a Young Tree from Amitis

  • Easy to plant yourself due to the compact size and light weight
  • Conveniently delivered to your home in a sturdy packaging
  • Experience the growth and development of your own tree
  • Easy to maintain
  • Cultivate the size and growth form you are looking for
  • Attain mature size within a short time
  • Can be planted year-round as everything is delivered in pots
  • No root loss and better chances of establishment as everything is pot-grown
  • Cost-effective purchase
  • Fresh, healthy plants directly from the grower

 

Questions?

Want to know more about pruning? Read our page on tree maintenance! Feel free to contact us; we are happy to assist!

Specifications

  • Mature Height

    10-15 meters
  • Flower color

    Small Flower with White Bract
  • Flowering months

    May
  • Location

    Sun-semi shade
  • Fruits

    Nut-like fruits
  • Evergreen

    Not wintergreen
  • Winter hardiness

    Reasonably winter-hardy
  • Leaf color in summer

    Green
  • Leaf color in autumn

    Yellow-Orange-Purple

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