Styrax japonica

Japanese Snowbell Tree

Features

  • Masses of white flowers hang in clusters in late spring and have a very fragrant scent.
  • Attractive grey bark and trunk.
  • Can handle very hot and humid summers if given some afternoon shade.

Uses

  • As a flowering tree in a lawn or garden border.
  • Providing nectar for bees.

Growing Conditions

  • Moderately wind and coastal hardy.
  • Very  frost  hardy.
  • Will grow in dry to moist soil conditions.
  • Full sun to part shade.

 

Height Width
5 year old tree 2.0m 1.0m
10 year old tree 3.5m 2.0m
Country of Origin:   Japan
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