Ptelea trifoliata Hoptree 1gallon

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Ptelea trifoliata (Hoptree) larval food for the Orange dog caterpillar that transforms into a gorgeous Giant Swallowtail butterfly; interesting wafer-shaped fruit. Zone 5-9.

SIZE: 1 gallon


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    Ptelea trifoliata

    Posted by Sherry Gerald on Oct 23rd 2019

    These hops trees arrived in excellent condition, pretty tall, with plenty of roots. I planted them in a well drained raised bed, knowing that they need fast drainage. on either side of another one I'd already planted in the middle. I'm adding to my hoptrees, because the giant swallowtails laid so many eggs on the one I have, need more. Not a showy plant, but if you're a butterfly lover, this one is a must - tiger swallowtails will sometimes lay their eggs on it, too.

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    Posted by Brett on Oct 9th 2019

    The hoptree arrived in good shape with the root ball wrapped in plastic and still moist on the inside. Thanks a lot.

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    Hop Trees

    Posted by Bonnie Drust on Sep 18th 2019

    Best trees I have ever received in the mail. Very healthy looking & full of nice leaves. Well packaged. WIll definitely order more plants from this company.

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    Posted by Jones on Sep 3rd 2019

    I have a full sun steep slope on clay that I'm trying to cover quickly with shrubs and trees (preferably natives for my zone). I picked hoptree because of its fast growth, unusual leaves, drought tolerance, neat seed display and the fact that it is a rare host plant for the largest native USA swallowtail butterfly. MailOrderNatives sent a beautiful in-leaf sapling nearing 3 feet tall! I couldn't be happier and the little guy is doing very well in his new home!

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    Ptelea trifoliata - Hoptree

    Posted by Sharon Mohney on Sep 21st 2018

    Trees arrived looking very healthy

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    Pawpaw trees

    Posted by Jennifer on Sep 18th 2018

    Happy with the Pawpaw trees and they were packed nicely and arrived in timely manner.

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    Hop tree

    Posted by Laura Hathcock on Sep 18th 2018

    My hop tree was shipped on the day I requested. It arrived in very good shape and was pretty large. It fact, it even had a few seed pods on it!!

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    Hops tree...

    Posted by Erin on May 25th 2018

    Beautiful health...tree....Excited for the addition to my gardens

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    Ptlena trifoliata Hoptree 1 gallon

    Posted by Peter T. Porebski, Sr. on Mar 19th 2018

    Ordered 2 Hoptrees. Very pleased with the plants. Arrived quickly and nicely packaged for shipping. I recommend mail order natives and would order from them again.