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Davidia involucrata

Dove Tree, Handkerchief Tree

Davidia involucrata is a medium-sized deciduous tree known for the two beautiful white bracts that surround the small true flower. The white bracts appearing in spring are uneven in size with the larger reaching up to 20cm in length. The white bracts and flowers will occur until the tree is around 10 years of age. In autumn, shades of yellow, orange and red can be seen giving a striking autumnal display.

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Common Name Dove Tree, Handkerchief Tree
Foliage Deciduous 265
Form Oval 131
Mature Size 15 x 10m
Family Nyssaceae 3
Genus Davidia 1
Species Involucrata 1
Being deciduous, this tree offers year-round interest and makes a lovely shade tree in summer.
Position & Soil
Davidia involucrata prefers a moist humus rich soil and should be planted preferably in a sheltered site. Likes full sun.
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Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area, Monday to Friday only. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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