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Firmiana simplex

For sale by Mike Hill

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Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Firmiana simplex

Common names

Chinese parasol tree, Chinese bottletree, Phoenix tree, Japanese varnish tree


Firmiana simplex (Chinese parasol tree). This is a deciduous tree, it will grow to about 15m with smooth green bark. The leaves are large and maple-like, with sprays of small greenish yellow spring flowers. The pinkish gold fruit are also of interest.


Pruning is tolerated if necessary.

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage and to provide shade.

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium
  • WaterMoist

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