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STYRAX formosanus var. formosanus

Commonly known as Formosan snowbell, Snowbell tree

The most beautiful of all the styrax with large white pendulous star-shaped flowers and distinctive smooth bark
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • White
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 7m (23ft)
  • Tree - graceful tree. Produces flowers in clusters of 3-5 along the undersides of the branches
  • 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 - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - attractive to bees
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - Taiwan
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - 1.5cm (½in), or more, long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil - humus-rich
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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