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COMMON PEARL BUSH
Exochorda racemosa

Exochorda racemosa Exochorda racemosa Exochorda racemosa Exochorda racemosa Exochorda racemosa Exochorda racemosa

Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Resistant to oak root fungus.

Has fragrant Leaf.

Native to China.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names

COMMON PEARL BUSH, PEARLBUSH

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 10 - 15 feet.

Width: 10 - 15 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 40 to 150 years.

Leaves Round, Medium to Light Green, Gold or No Change, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Brown Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Dark Brown, Light Green or Orange, Scaly or Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 9 and 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun.

Moist Soil.

Loam Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Oak Root Fungus.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Exochorda racemosa Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/exochorda-racemosa >

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