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Paulownia tomentosa

Princess Tree (The Three Princesses)

 

Perelman Park, 1996 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster PA (beside the entrance road)

 

Len Eiserer

 

Three Princess trees, appearing to be of similar age, line the entrance to Perelman Park. A springtime photo of the trees in bloom is not yet available (the last photo is not of the Perelman trees) but these sisters will surely be a sight when the time is right.

(See the entry for the Princess Tree at Franklin & Marshall College for com-

ments about the value of this species' wood.)

 

This amazing species, native to Asia, is the tallest ornamental flowering tree in the eastern U.S.

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