Japanese Snowbell

Styrax japonicus

Native to Asia, this species is planted in the United States because of its elegant floral display. This deciduous tree grows up to 9 m tall and produces drooping clusters of 3-6 white bell-shaped flowers from May to June. In Asia, the strong wood was traditionally used to make umbrella handles.
Planted as an ornamental, growing best in full sun to part shade.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing up to 9 m tall.
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