Genus Davidia is a medium-sized, deciduous tree with ovate leaves and small, dark green flower-clusters each subtended by two large white bracts and followed by ovoid greenish-brown fruits.
Details D. involucrata is a medium-sized deciduous tree with bright green, broadly ovate leaves to 15cm in length. Flowers very small, in rounded heads 2cm in width, held within a pair of creamy-white, ovate bracts to 20cm in length.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green, red leaves. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 12m. Ultimate Spread: 2m. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.