Ironwood - Ostrya virginiana
Features: Caterpillars and beetles feed on the foliage of this tree. Its long catkins provide an important source of food for some birds, even into the winter. This hardwood tree is slow-growing and has extremely dense wood, hence the name Ironwood.
Light: full sun, partial sun, shade
Soil: dry to medium
Height: 20-30 ft.
Width: 20-30 ft.
Flower color: white to green to reddish brown
Fall color: yellow
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