Scientific Name: Styrax japonicus Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:Japanese snowbell, Japanese snowcone Texture:Medium
Family Name:StyracaceaeHabit: Open, Upright
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):5 - 7m x 5 - 7m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Glabrous, Oblong, Dentate
Flowers: Raceme, (Floriferous), White, Pink, May- Jun
Fruit: Drupe, Edible, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Fragrance, Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Leaves dark green, shiny; flowers pale pink, pendulous with pink pedicel; fruit like hanging balls to 1 cm wide. Winter ID: fruit may persist as shrivelled white shell with light brown centre or on ground; buds appressed and superposed, tan (4mm).