Persian Ironwood

Parrotia persica

Location: Keir Garden KG11

Wide-spreading broadleaf, often multi-stemmed, with flaking bark. Broadly oval-shaped leaves with wavy edges, which turn yellow in autumn. Small red flowers in late winter / early spring. Saplings grow from where branches reach the ground.

Natural range: Forests S of Caspian Sea

First introduced: 1841

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