Commonly known as Fringe tree

Fringe trees, Chinese (C. retusus) and American (C. virginicus). The Chinese is lime-tolerant, the American requires acid soil.

Genus of about 60 or more species of evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs mainly from tropical regions including eastern Asia, Korea, Japan, and eastern USA. They are found in a variety of habitats incuding woodland and scrub, streambanks and rocky outcrops.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Tall Shrub
    Grown for terminal panicles of flowers with 4 slender, white petals.and blue-black fruits. Some plants have only male or only female flowers and may not fruit.
  • Tree
  • Full sun

Buy Varieties of CHIONANTHUS



Chinese fringe tree

handsome tall medicinal shrub with snow white flowers in midsummer and damson-like fruits

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£37.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
CHIONANTHUS virginicus

CHIONANTHUS virginicus

American fringe tree, Old man's beard, Poison ash, Snowflower

large white slightly fragrant flowers. Best grown in full sun

£25.00 each 

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