Patrick J. Alexander, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
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Patrick J. Alexander, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Hop Tree (Ptelea trifoliata)

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Ptelea trifoliata is a small tree, or often a shrub of a few spreading stems, growing to around 6-8 m (20-26 ft) tall with a broad crown. The round wafer-like papery samara fruit ripens in October, and is held on the tree until high winds shake them loose in the early winter.

Shade Tolerance: Full sun to Part Shade

Moisture: Dry to Moist

Height: 6'-15'  tall

Bloom Time: June

Color: Green

Uses: Butterflies

USDA Plant Fact Sheet


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