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STYRAX obassia

Commonly known as Big-leaf styrax, Fragrant snowbell


Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£45.00 each

  • Deciduous - elliptic to rounded, dark green leaves 7-15cm (2¾-6in) long, distinctly toothed, turning yellow in autumn
  • White
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 7m (23ft)
  • 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 - Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - northern China, Korea, japan
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - bell-shaped flowers 2.5cm (1in) long
  • Racemes - spreading, terminal racemes to 20cm (8in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Blue - blue-grey beneath
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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