Handkerchief Tree – Sonoma
davidia involucrata ‘Sonoma’ The Handkerchief Tree ‘Sonoma’ is a medium sized deciduous tree with bright green foliage and large white flowers in Summer. This very rare variety differs from the regular variety in that it is an early flowering tree which produces white bracts at only 2-3 years old. Handkerchief Tree – Sonoma.
Name: davidia involucrata ‘Sonoma’
Approx. Height and spread: 12M x 10M
Position: Full Sun – Part Shade
Soil Ph: All
Moisture: Moist, but well drained.
Hardiness: Fully Hardy
“It is mainly for these white handkerchief flowers that the tree is grown, although the soft leaves are pretty too and colour yellow before they fall in autumn. The white flowers are very distinctive and the tree is also called ‘dove tree’ and ‘ghost tree’.”