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STYRAX japonicus 'Emerald Pagoda'

Commonly known as Japanese snowbell

A vigorous form with large leaves and the largest flowers of any Styrax we have seen growing at Burncoose

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£30.00 each

  • Deciduous - elliptic-oblong, minutely toothed, leathery, dark green leaves 10cm (4in) or more long turning yellow in autumn
  • White
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Tree - graceful, spreading tree producing flowers on long stalks singly or in clusters of 3-6 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
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - syn. 'Sohuksan'. Produces larger bells. 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. Selected by JC Raulston, North Carolina State University, USA
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - bell-shaped flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across
  • 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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