Franklinia alatamaha (Franklin Tree)

Franklinia alatamaha (Franklin Tree)

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Family: Theaceae

Provenance: From cutting. Extra plant from the final Arnold Arboretum annual member plant give-away. Around 8″ high, reduced from 2′, with slated trunk and many vertical shoots.

Date Acquired: 9/2016

Approx. Age at Acquisition: <2 years


-9/2016, Left in pot and reduced to ~8″ for storage sake. Repotting next spring.

-10/2016, Fertilized with low-nitrogen fertilizer to prep for dormancy.

-12/5/16, tree brought inside for winter storage.

-5/3/16 Tree expired during winter. Composted,


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