• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate growing to 35 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Deer Resistant
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:BET-ew-la PEN-dew-la
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 12, 14 - 24, 30 - 45
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 35 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Purple
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:Yellow
    Design IdeasThis tree makes a striking lawn specimen. It can be planted with green-foliaged plants for good contrast, but be sure not to hide its beautiful white trunk.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.