Young Pearl Tree | Exochorda macrantha 'The Bride'

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The Exochorda macrantha 'The Bride' is a striking presence with its pearly white, star-shaped flowers that bloom on the drooping branches of the tree.

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Deciduous and Total Height

The Exochorda macrantha 'The Bride,' also known as the Pearl Bush/Tree, is naturally a deciduous shrub that can reach a modest height of 2 to 3 meters.

 

Shrub Form and Tree Form

The Exochorda macrantha 'The Bride' is often offered in two variants: as a shrub form and as a tree form. At Amitis, we offer this variety as a young tree.

 

Growth Habit

The Exochorda macrantha 'The Bride' has an upright and compact growth habit with drooping branches.

 

Leaf Color and Leaf Shape

The leaves are beautifully green and have an elongated, round shape.

 

Autumn Coloration

In the fall, the leaves turn to yellow hues before falling from the Pearl Tree.

 

Flowering

In the months of April-May, the Exochorda macrantha 'The Bride' blooms with an abundance of bright white, star-shaped flowers that appear on the drooping branches of the tree, creating a cascade of bright white flowers.

 

Fruits

After flowering, star-shaped fruits appear on the tree, which are yellow-brown in color.

 

Location

The Exochorda macrantha 'The Bride' prefers a sunny location in the garden and in a nutrient-rich, well-draining soil.

 

Pruning

The Pearl Tree can also be kept in size through pruning. Since the branches of this tree can grow vigorously, you can apply formative pruning to keep the tree in the desired size. The Exochorda macrantha 'The Bride' tolerates pruning well.

 

How to plant the tree?

  1. Determine the final location of the tree and ensure it is free from cables, debris, old plants, and other obstacles that may hinder the tree's growth.
  2. Dig a planting hole that is twice the width of the root ball. Loosen the soil at the bottom of the planting hole and mix the excavated soil with (organic) garden soil or planting substrate.
  3. Adjust the planting hole to the height where the root ball fits and firmly press the soil.
  4. Fill the planting hole with water and wait for it to settle. Check if the root ball is sufficiently moist.
  5. Place the tree or plant in the planting hole. It is extremely important that the tree is not planted too deep, as this can cause root rot.
  6. Insert a tree stake or bamboo stake firmly into the ground on the side of the tree where the most wind comes from.
  7. Now, place the watering ring or create a mound of soil around the tree so that water can seep into the ground.

 

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

    2-3 meters
  • Flower color

    Strikingly white
  • Flowering months

    April-May
  • Location

    Sun semi-shade
  • Fruits

    Yellow-brown star-shaped fruit
  • Evergreen

    Not evergreen
  • Winter hardiness

  • Leaf color in summer

    Green
  • Leaf color in autumn

    Yellow

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    • "Mooi boompje."

    • - Esther Van Benthem

    • "De planten waren [zijn] in uitstekende conditie."

    • - Digna Smelt

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