Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, CC BY-SA 4.0  via Wikimedia Commons
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Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

American Bladdernut (Staphylea trifolia)

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American bladdernut is a large, suckering, deciduous shrub or small tree, 8-15 ft. tall. Landscape attributes include: drooping clusters of cream, bell-shaped flowers; attractive, dark-green, trifoliate leaves; greenish bark textured with white cracks; and interesting fruit. The fruit, which changes from green to yellow to brown, is a three-chambered bladder.

Shade Tolerance: Full to Part Shade

Moisture: Moist

Height: 8'-18' tall

Bloom Time: Apr-May

Color: White 

Uses: Wildlife

USDA Plant Fact Sheet


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