A deciduous flowering tree with a compact habit that can be vase-shaped when young but matures into a more widely rounded crown with low horizontal branching and a more broadly rounded crown. It enjoys full sun to moderate shade and wet, acidic, well-drained soil. creates a light shade This tree is salt tolerant to a degree. Blooms in late spring and fruit ripens in late summer; foliage is sparse and does not conceal pendulous blooms; bark has irregular, interlacing orange-brown fissures that give character to a winter landscape; ideal for hillside or slope planting, but requires constant hydration. Plant beside a patio, in the grass, along a border, or in tiny clusters.
Botanical Name : Styrax japonica
Common Name : Japanese Snowbell
Height : 25 ft
Spread : 30 ft
Germination Info : Seed requires 90 days warm stratification followed by 120 cold
Hardiness zone : 5-8
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 138