Cricket Hill Garden
Davidia involucrata, ‘Aya Nishiki’ Dove Tree
Variety description: Leaves emerge with a green center and yellow margins. In summer variegation is more mottled. Purple foliage in fall.
Height and Spread at Maturity: 10-15' tall and 8' wide.
Site requirements: Part shade location. Dove tree prefers well-drained soils, but will tolerate sandy or clay soil with adequate drainage
Hardiness: USDA zones 7-9.
Plant size: Grafted tree, 8-12" with strong central leader.