Potted Trees

Species Ironwood

Ostrya virginiana


Plant Description

This slow-growing, hardy, medium-sized tree has slender, spreading branches. Hop-like fruits add interest in late summer and the persistent brown leaves add winter interest. Good for street or lawn, it is tolerant of dry locations. 2008 GreatPlants® for the Great Plains winner.

Height: 30-50′
Spread: 25′
Shape: Oval to rounded
Exposure: Full Sun
Foliage: Bright green
Fall Foliage: Golden yellow
Zone: 3-9
Pot Size: 15