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11 shrubs and small trees native to North America with musky, aromatic bark. Panicles of white or greenish flowers and decorative, interesting seed pods, suitable for drying. Will grow well even in dry, poor soils, although preferring moisture. Tolerates polluted city conditions.

PTELEA trifoliataSpring2927
6m  Zone: 4
Native to the eastern USA and into Canada. Undemanding, sparsely branched small understory tree. Greenish-white fragrant flowers in late spring. Outstanding papery fruits maturing in September and staying on the branches until late winter. Bark gives off a bitter smell like hops, thought to repel wild animals.
Germination Instructions: Cold treatment required.
20 seeds  $4.25   

PTELEA trifoliata 'aurea'Spring2928
6m  Zone: 4
This is the yellow-foliaged variety of Hop Tree, coming true from seed. The contrast between between the reddish-brown twigs and the golden leaves is quite wonderful! Open pollinated.
Germination Instructions: Cold treatment required.
15 seeds  $4.25   

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