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STYRAX japonicus 'Fargesii'

Commonly known as Japanese snowbell


  • Deciduous - elliptic-oblong, minutely toothed, glossy, mid- to dark green leaves to 10cm (4in), or more, long, turning red or yellow in autumn.
  • White
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Tree - graceful, spreading tree. Produces flowers along the undersides of the branches followed by small greyish green fruits after a warm summer.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - can be pruned after flowering to restrict its size.
  • Ornamental bark - on older branches the bark splits to reveal orange inner bark providing winter interest
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - China, Korea, Japan.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - bell-shaped 1.5cm (½in), or more, long with yellow stamens
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Woodland garden
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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