Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy. Pterostyrax hispida appreciates shelter from cold winter winds.
Flowering Period: July.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Pterostyrax hispida grows to be a small vase-shaped tree.
Height: up to 8 m (26 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Notes: Pterostyrax hispida is perfectly hardy but will flower much better in a hot, sunny position. Epaulettes are a type of ornamental shoulder piece or decoration used as insignia or rank by the military and other organizations.