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A medium-sized moderately fast-growing deciduous tree, growing to about 20-25m in height. Similar leaves to those of a linden (Tilia), the foliage are oval to heart-shaped. Best known for its flower bracts which hang in spring as pure white long petals like doves fluttering in a breeze. Has spreading habit. Plant in deep, rich, moist soil in sheltered position. Has plum like fruit that ripens purple-brown.
White Flowers Spreading Habit