• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Small, Graceful Tree
    Blooms:
    Produces small catkins in spring.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:BET-ew-la PEN-dew-la
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Weeping
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Produces small catkins in spring.
    Flower color:Yellow
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
    Companion PlantsRed Twig Dogwood (Cornus); Chokeberry (Aronia); Sweet Flag (Acorus); Turtle Head (Chelone); Elderberry (Sambucus); Japanese Spurge (Pachysandra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in deep, loamy, moist but well-drained soil amended with sand or gravel. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established tolerates periodic dry spells but prefers rich, fertile, evenly moist soils. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.