Japanese Snowbell Tree

Japanese Snowbell Tree

Japanese Snowbell Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Styrax japonica
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil but tolerates clay
Texture:   Medium to fine
Form:   Rounded to broad crown; horizontal low, wide spreading branches
Height:   20 to 30
Weight:   20 to 30'
Leaf:   1 to 3.5" alternate, simple leaves; modest yellowish to reddish fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Cluster of large white pendulous flowers with yellow stamens in May June; mildly fragrant; modest .5" gray fruit in fall
Comments:    Does not tolerate heat or drought very well; cast light shade
Habit:   Deciduous
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