persian ironwood

Tree Care Tips

  • Water the tree immediately after planting! Your tree will need 15-20 gallons of water each week May - September.
  • Maintain tree by removing weeds, litter, and pet waste nearby
  • Plant flowers or non-woody plants around tree 3 feet from base
  • Add a ring of mulch around the tree 6 inches from the base and 3-4 inches thick to suppress weeds and add nutrients 

 

Culture

  • Height: 20 - 40 feet
  • Leaves: oval, oblong; emerge reddish purple in spring, green in summer, shades of yellow/orange/red in fall   
  • Flowers: red, showy
  • Fruit: brown, small, not showy; does not attract wildlife
  • Shape: round
  • Light: full sun