SINOJACKIA xylocarpa

A rare but attractive Styrax-like tree with long racemes of white flowers and ovoid fruits
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    glossy, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long, wedge-shaped at the bases with pointed tips.
  • White
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small spreading tree. Produces flowers 2.5cm (1in) across with yellow stamens.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    With midday shade. Avoid very exposed sites.
  • Partial shade

SINOJACKIA xylocarpa

 
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  • Additional Features
    Endangered in the wild
    These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction.
    Vulnerable
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Eastern China
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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Sinojackia xylocarpa - Growing Guide
6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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