Bladdernut (Staphylea trifolia)

Habitat: Forests, Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: White, Yellow

Attributes: Walnut tolerant, Drought tolerant, Clay soil tolerant, Wet soil tolerant

Height: 3-5 m (9-16 ft)


Bladdernut is a fast-growing, large shrub or small tree that commonly occurs in rich or moist soils. Seed capsules add interest to dried flower arrangements.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Trees & Shrubs website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email