The foliage of Pterocarya fraxinifolia in detail
The foliage of Pterocarya fraxinifolia in detail
Pterocarya fraxinifolia in summer foliage on the Barcham Trees nursery
A mature specimen of Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Medium Wing Nut from this batch

Pterocarya fraxinifolia

Wing Nut

Estimated fully grown height 17-22m

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Product Details

Pterocarya fraxinifolia, known as Wing Nut, is a native of Iran and was introduced into Britain in the 1780s.

It is a beast of a tree, growing as wide as it is tall so not one for a garden!

It can sucker so it is best planted at least 20 metres away from any other tree in a parkland setting and often thrives best near a lake or river.

Pterocarya fraxinifolia has a deeply fissured bark at maturity and produces a mass of dark green leaves and summer catkins which in turn produce tow winged nuts.

Thriving on most soils, it does best on moist and fertile ground.

Mature Height: 17-22m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree

Planting Video

Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.