Fragrant Styrax Tree

Fragrant Styrax Tree

Fragrant Styrax Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Styrax obassia
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal to oval in youth; more open and rounded with age; ascending branches
Height:   20 to 30
Weight:   15 to 25'
Leaf:   3 to 8" alternate, simple leaves; nonshowy fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Fragrant, white flowers on 4 to 8" drooping racemes in late spring; .75" dry fruit
Comments:    Smooth gray bark with numerous twists and turns
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --