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Styrax japonica Snow Cone
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Styrax japonicus 'Snow Cone'

Snowbell Tree

Description: A uniform and symmetrical small tree with its graceful lateral limbs that sweep upwards in a unique form. The new bark is smooth with a grey-brown shading, maturing to an orange-brown colour and features a fissured appearance. Clusters of nodding, bell-shaped, white flowers bloom along the undersides of the branches in summer. The fine textured and dark green foliage turns brilliant yellow in autumn.

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

General attributes

Text Green Foliage

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Prefers acid soil Prefers acid soil
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Needs sheltered site Needs sheltered site