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Franklinia alatamaha

Franklinia alatamaha

Franklin Tree

Regular price $55.00 CAD
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This exceptional small tree is living beyond its time, in the great gardens of the world. Although the  "Franklin Tree' was first discovered in Georgia in 1770, it has been extinct in the wild since 1803. 



Hardiness Zone:  Zone 5
Light Requirements: Full sun, to part shade
Height: 3.0 - 6.0 m
Spread: 1.8 - 4.5 m
Soil Requirements: Average, acid to neutral, moist, well drained soils
Bloom Time Late summer, early fall.
Planting Time:
Use: Specimen tree, patio/courtyard tree, 
Flower Colour & Shape: Fragrant, white, five petalled flowers, similar to camellias, with a central boss of yellow stamens
Foliage: Glossy, dark green, oblong leaves. Foliage takes on vibrant hues of crimson, orange and purple, in autumn
Benefits: Rich glossy foliage, fragrance, late season blooms, fall foliage colour

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