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Franklin Tree
Scientific Name: Franklinia alatamaha Marshall
Synonym: Gordonia alatamaha, Gordonia pubescens
Family: Theaceae
Franklin Tree (Franklinia  alatamaha)
Franklin Tree (Franklinia alatamaha), U.S.D.A. Forest Service Collection, Courtesy of the Hunt Institute
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 3-6,14-17,31-35
USDA: 5-8

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: USA (Georgia)

Growth Habits: Deciduous tree, 10 feet to 20 feet tall (3 m-6 m), 6 feet to 15 feet in spread (1.8 m-4.5 m); glossy, dark green, leaves, 4 inches to 6 inches long (10 cm-15 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:
White flowers, up to 3 inches wide (7.5 cm), up to 3 inches wide (7.5 cm), in late summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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