Styrax japonicus ‘Issai’ Snowball

Description: A small deciduous tree with a broad canopy and bright green, pointed leaves which turn an outstanding orange in autumn. Flowers are white, slightly fragrant and bell-shaped, hanging below the stems followed by showy grey drupes.

Styrax Growing Tips: Requires humus-rich but free-draining, lime-free soil in sun or semi-shade, sheltered from cold winds.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 2m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • S Size: Small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Autumn colour
  • Prefers acid soil

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