Styrax americanus

(American Snowbell)


$29.95


Hardiness Zones:

 6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

The American snowbell tree (Styrax americanus) is native to the United States. It is considered a deciduous shrub or small tree; it grows only to between 5 and 10 feet tall. The snowbell tree is named for its snow-white, bell-shaped blossoms. When this tree is in bloom, it looks like it is covered with snow.

Description

Best grown in acidic, organically rich, medium to wet soils with reasonable soil drainage in full sun to part shade. Performs well in moist sandy loams. Prune as needed in winter to shape. Propagate by seed or cuttings.

Additional information

Common Name

American Snowbell

Botanical Name

Styrax americanus

Container/Amount

5 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

10 ft.

Width

10 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

late spring/early summer

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

Yes

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

No

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