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White Fringetree

Botanical Name
Chionanthus virginicus
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
9
Height
12 to 20 feet
Width
12 to 20 feet
Flowers
Dioecious, white slightly fragrant, males more effective than females because of longer petals, 6 to 8 inch long, fine fleecy soft textured panicles
Fruit
Drupe: dark blue, bloomy, fleshy egg-shaped
Fall Color
Yellow, green, brown
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, fertile, acidic
Planting & Care
  • Transplant balled and burlap or container in spring
  • Adaptable to soil types
  • Seldom needs pruning
Problems
None serious

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