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Aleurites cordata

Classification

Order: Euphorbiales
   Family: Euphorbiaceae
            Genus: Aleurites
                        Specie: Aleurites cordata

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Deep fertile soil

Features: Panicles of white flowers in spring

Uses: Seed oil

Zones: 10?12

Description: Despite the common name, this species is found in western China and is a small tree that grows to around 20?ft (6?m) tall. It has very thin, glossy, pointed oval to heart-shaped leaves that sometimes have three small lobes at their tips. It bears panicles

Growth Habit: Central trunk with tiered branches

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