• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Small, Graceful Tree
    Blooms:
    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:Spring
    Flower color:Yellow
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Rustic
    Companion PlantsRed Twig Dogwood (Cornus); Chokeberry (Aronia); Sweet Flag (Acorus); Turtle Head (Chelone); Elderberry (Sambucus); Japanese Spurge (Pachysandra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Highly adaptable to wet or dry soils; best with consistent moisture. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce watering frequency once established. 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.