Styrax japonicus ‘June Snow’ Styrax

Styrax

Snowbell Tree

Description: A narrowly columnar variety with strictly upright branches which produce a profusion of small, snow white, sweetly scented flowers in June, for a longer period than other varieties. Glossy, ovate to elliptic, mid to dark green leaves turn yellow in autumn.

History: Developed in the Netherlands in the 1990’s by Chris van der Wurff.

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

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: June
  • S Size: Small
  • Scented flowers
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Needs well-draining site

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