Idesia
Idesia polycarpa

Family: Flacourtiaceae
Genus: Idesia (eye-DEE-zee- uh) (Info)
Species: polycarpa (pol-ee-KAR-pa) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Pale Green

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Provides winter interest

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Vincent, Alabama

San Leandro, California

Washington, District Of Columbia

Palmetto, Georgia

Indian Trail, North Carolina

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 4, 2013, duncanroadfish from Hemby Bridge, NC wrote:

A beauty and fast growing. Starts berrying at about 6 years old.

Positive

On Jan 27, 2011, unccgardener from Charlotte, NC wrote:

I am wonderin does anyone know how large these trees have to be before the start blooming ? I have two I grew from seed I harvested from a large specimen and they are both about 4 feet tall.

Positive

On Apr 22, 2007, rwielgosz from Washington, DC (Zone 6b) wrote:

I noticed this tree at the National Arboretum's Asian garden area. It has huge gorgeous clusters of orange berries.

The arboretum label said that it's also known as an iigari tree.