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STYRAX japonicus 'Fragrant Fountain'

Commonly known as Japanese snowbell

Weeping habit with pendulous, fragrant white flowers

£40.00 each

 

  • Deciduous - elliptic-oblong, minutely toothed, glossy, dark green leaves to 10cm (4in), or more, long turning yellow and gold in autumn
  • White - with yellow stamens
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tree - showy, elegant small tree
  • 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 - tolerates full sun. Shelter from cold, dry winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - 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. Garden origin. USA. 2008. Crispin Silva, Oregon
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - bell-shaped to 1.5cm (½in), or more, long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - stronger scent than other clones
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
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  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Weeping / pendulous
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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