Xanthoceras Sorbifolium 5 Seeds, Hardy Yellowhorn Stunning Shrub or Small Tree

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Xanthoceras Sorbifolium
Also known as: The Yellowhorn and the Chinese Flowering Chestnut.

Here is an absolutely stunning deciduous, flowering tree (20-25' tall) or multi-stemmed shrub (8-10' tall) which is a native of China and Korea. Features lustrous, compound green leaves with 9-17 leaflets which persist late into the fall and five petaled, 1 inch diameter, star-shaped, white flowers with yellow or red centers which appear in terminal racemes in May. Flowers are followed by 2.5" green fruits which superficially resemble buckeyes. The leaves, flowers, and seeds are all edible. Difficult to find in cultivation.

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil. Prefers loamy soil. Very adaptable plant with tolerance for a wide range of growing conditions, including partial shade to full sun, damp soils or some drought. No serious disease or insect problems. USDA hardiness down to zone 4.

Perfect focal point plant!

This offer is for 5 seeds.