Firmiana Parasol Trees: How To Grow A Chinese Parasol Tree

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Firmiana Parasol Trees: How To Grow A Chinese Parasol Tree

By Teo Spengler “Chinese parasol tree” is an unusual name for an unusual tree. What is a Chinese parasol tree? It’s a deciduous tree with extremely large, bright-green leaves. For more information and to learn how to grow a Chinese parasol tree, read on. About Firmiana Parasol Trees The odds are, you’ll either love or hate parasol trees. Growing Chinese parasol trees definitely gives your garden a dramatic, tropical flavor. This is a curious-looking deciduous tree with the scientific name Firmiana simplex. The trees are also called Firmiana parasol trees. Firmiana parasol trees have thin green bark and large, lobed leaves. Each leaf can get to 12 inches (30 cm.) across and offers as much shade as the parasol from which the tree gets its common name. Chinese parasol trees shoot up to 50 feet (15 m.) tall, with a spread up to 20 feet (6 m.). In summer, the

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