Looking for a unique tree for a fall landscape? Persian Ironwood (Parrotia persica) might fit the bill with its colorful autumn mosaics. Take a look:

-A medium size tree growing 20-40′ high x 15-30′ wide

-Small reddish ‘flower’ clusters appear before the leaves in spring

-It has beautiful shimmering green Witchhazel-like leaves that turn multi-shades of yellow, orange and red

-It takes to trimming very well

-More mature trees have exfoliating bark showing green and tan

-Highly resistant to pests and diseases

-Plant in average well-drained soil in a sunny location

-Hardy to zone 4

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