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5 gallon Potted - 4-5 ft tall
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Hardiness Zone: 3-9 · Mature Height: 35-50 Feet · Mature Spread: 20-30 Feet
Buy Ironwood online. Slow growing, medium sized native tree with a rounded crown. Features slender, spreading branches and hop-like fruits in late summer, hence the common name Eastern Hop Hornbeam. Its other common name, Ironwood comes from the extremely hard, dense wood. Great for street, lawn, or a woodland garden!
Family: Betulaceae · Common Name: Ironwood
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- A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
- Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
- Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
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IRONWOOD Plant Characteristics
|•||Leaf Scorch - High Resistance|
|•||Leaf Spot - High Resistance|
|•||Powdery Mildew - High Resistance|
|•||Root Rot - High Resistance|
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Preferred Soil Conditions*
|•||Adapts Well to Most Soil Types|
|•||Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)|
|•||Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)|
Season of Interest*
|•||Late Spring/Early Summer|
|•||Late Summer/Early Autumn|
|•||Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States|
|•||Prefers Full Sun in Southern States|
|•||Prefers Morning Sun Only in Southern States|
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IRONWOOD Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips
Ostrya is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.
Interesting Notes About IRONWOOD
2008 GreatPlants® for the Great Plains winner.