Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ Snowball

Snowbell Tree (Benibana Group)

Description: A beautiful slightly weeping small tree with glossy green oval leaves turning yellow or red. Features small pendulous clusters of bell shaped, mildly fragrant, pale pink, flowers with showy yellow stamens in May-June.

History: Raised in Japan before 1976.

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: June
  • S Size: Small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Do not prune
  • Autumn colour
  • Scented flowers
  • Prefers acid soil

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