Pterocarya fraxinifolia | Common Wingnut

The Common Wingnut is a tree that needs space. The leaves are pinnate from 8-12 cm and consist of 17 to 21 lanceolate partial leaves. The drooping fruit catkins of the Pterocarya fraxinifolia remain on the tree well into winter.


Available in size:

Bare root, Wire clod


Large gardens, Solitary, Squares and parks, Streets

Growing conditions:

(Semi-)shade, Endures reasonable hardening, Moist (clay) soil, Sunny, Windproof

Growth habit:

Round / flattened round, Wide rising

Adult height:

First size trees 12+ m


makes few demands, preference for moist soils


hanging yellow kittens, up to 15 cm long (April-May)


up to 45 cm long fruiting catkins with two-winged nutlets

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