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Common Name: Chinese Parasol Tree

Species Name: Firmiana simplex

Family Name: Sterculiaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin East Asia
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Trunk scale, trunk rot



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 30-foot diameter, 40-foot height
    • Leaves: Alternate, simple, 6-8 inches long and wide, often over 12 inches long and wide, 3-5 lobed, base is cordate; leaf has a tropical



Soil Preference Well-drained
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Susceptible to limb breakage and cold damage in Stillwater; may die back to the ground in severe winters


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