SelecTree: Tree Detail
COMMON PEARL BUSH
Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC
Utility friendly tree.
Resistant to oak root fungus.
Has fragrant Leaf.
Native to China.
Additional Common Names
COMMON PEARL BUSH, PEARLBUSH
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.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Armillaria.
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. "Exochorda racemosa Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 25, 2018.
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