Chionanthus retusus

Chinese Fringe Tree

These graceful, elegant large shrubs or small trees are from Asia and the United States. They produce many clusters of small white flowers. Female plants produce small purplish-black fruit if mailes are present. Hardy in the Northwest with some protection from cold and wind. Prefers sun and moist, sandy loam.
Chionanthus retusus, Chinese Fringe Tree
Smaller but more eye-catching than the American Fringe Tree, with showy flowers at the tips of branches and, in older plants, handsome grayish brown bark. Multi-trunked spreading shrub or tree or single-trunked tree.

Attributes - Chionanthus retusus

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 15 ft. to 25 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Chionanthus retusus serrulatus, Chionanthus virginicus
 
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