SelecTree: Tree Detail
Enkianthus campanulatus var. palibinii
Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA
Utility friendly tree.
Narrow in youth, broad in age. Showy red flowers.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 10 - 20 feet.
Width: 5 - 10 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.
Longevity 40 to 60 years.
Leaves Elliptic to Obovate, Blue Green, Red, Orange or Multicolored, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Red. 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 or Light Green, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 9 and 14 - 21.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.
Exposure Partial Shade.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
None Known Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Enkianthus campanulatus var. palibinii Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 23, 2018.
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