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Xanthoceras sorbifolium Growing Guide

How to Grow Shinyleaf yellowhorn in your Garden

Shinyleaf yellowhorn

Psgan yellowhorn (Xanthoceras sorbifolium 'Psgan') photograph by Andrey Zharkikh.


Quick Xanthoceras sorbifolium Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific name: Xanthoceras sorbifolium
  • Common Name: Shinyleaf yellowhorn
  • Growing Zone (USA): 04 to 07
  • Life Cycle/Type: Tree

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 300 to 480
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 300 to 480
  • Time of Bloom: Spring
  • Color of Bloom: White, purplish tinge
  • Leaf Foliage Detail: Green
  • Growth Form: Rounded

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Partially shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Medium paced
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained
  • Moisture:

Caring Conditions

  • Level of Maintenance: Low
  • Propagation: Seed, Root cuttings,from Rooted suckers
  • How to Prune: Require little or no pruning and in fact may be spoilt by harder pruning
  • Pests: Usually pest free
  • Diseases: Leaf spot

Further Information

  • Can Attact:
  • Tolerant of: Drought
  • Best used in:
  • Miscellaneous : Is not a native plant of N. America, Fragrant flowers, Blooms are very showy
  • Genus Detail: Xanthoceras
  • Further Reading: Here and Here



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