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Hop Tree

Ptelea trifoliata 


Nothern member of the Rue family An attractive, tall shrub or understory tree, suited to both moist conditions and dry rocky sites. Sweet nectar attracts many species of butterflies. All parts are bitter lemon like aromatic. Fruit is very distinctive, waferlike samara with broad wings.

Rare nursery propagated


  • Characteristics


    Height: 8-12 Feet

    Blooms: June

    Bloom Colour: Green

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Part Shade

    Soil: Moist to Dry, Sandy to Average Soil

    Habitat: Thickets, Dunes & Shorelines

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