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STYRAX japonicus 'Fargesii'

Commonly known as Japanese snowbell


STYRAX japonicus 'Fargesii'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Small £25.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Deciduous
    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
  • Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Oblong
  • 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • 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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Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Styrax - Care Guide
Trees - Care Guide
10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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