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CHIONANTHUS

Commonly known as Fringe tree

Fringe trees, Chinese (C. retusus) and American (C. virginicus). The Chinese is lime-tolerant, the American requires acid soil.

Genus of about 60 or more species of evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs mainly from tropical regions including eastern Asia, Korea, Japan, and eastern USA. They are found in a variety of habitats incuding woodland and scrub, streambanks and rocky outcrops.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Tall Shrub - grown for terminal panicles of flowers with 4 slender, white petals.and blue-black fruits. Some plants have only male or only female flowers and may not fruit.
  • Tree
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Medicinal properties - - used for disorders of the liver and gall bladder and, historically, topically for inflammations of the eye and mouth ulcers.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - eastern Asia, Korea, Japan,eastern USA.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -

Buy Varieties of CHIONANTHUS

CHIONANTHUS retusus

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Commonly known as: Chinese fringe tree.
handsome tall medicinal shrub with snow white flowers in midsummer and damson-like fruits
Large £40.00 each

CHIONANTHUS virginicus

CHIONANTHUS virginicus  >


Commonly known as: American fringe tree, Old man's beard, Poison ash, Snowflower.
Large white slightly fragrant flowers. Best grown in full sun
£25.00 each

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