Franklinia alatamaha

Franklinia Tree

Franklinia Tree, or Ben Franklin's Tree, is an excellent small tree with magnolia-like white flowers in late summer. The large, shiny green leaves turn a brilliant red in the fall.

Excellent ornamental
Summer flowers
Dark green, shiny foliage has great fall color

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Franklinia Tree Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Franklinia must be planted with organic matter such as peat moss or compost because it does not tolerate our clay soils. This tree will perform best in well-drained, acidic soil with plenty of water and partial sun.

Height:

15-20 Feet

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Spread:

10-15 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

5 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Foliage Color
Red
Habit
Deciduous
Attributes
Border or Bed
Specimen