Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium, 9-10' over a 7-9 year period.Mature Height - 20-30'Mature Width - 20-30'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Perfect, 0.25" wide, white, slightly fragrant, bell-shaped. May-JuneFruit - Dry drupe, ovoid, 0.5" long, grayish in color and somewhat attractive; effective in August and falling by November; containing a single shiny brown hard seed.Leaf - Alternate, medium to dark green above, glabrous, with axillary tufts below. Medium-fine. Leaves hold late and are often killed by an early freeze.Fall Color - Yellowish or reddish.Bark - Gray-brown smooth consistency but showing irregular, orangish brown and interlacing fissures.Other Features - Dainty, excellent addition to winter landscape. Small, low-branched tree which develops a rounded to broad-rounded crown and a distinct horizontal appearance because of the wide-spreading branches.Possible Use - A handsome tree. Use near the patio, in the lawn, in the shrub border, or on hillsides.Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplant balled and burlapped into acidic, moist soil in early sping. Prune in late winter. Zone 5-8, best in Zone 7-8.Native Habitat - Diseases and Insects - Unusually pest freeStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Snowbell.- Other plants of the family Styracaceae.- Other plants of the genus Styrax.- Other plants of the species Styrax japonicus.