Botanical Name: Chionanthus virginicus
Height: 12 - 20 feet.
Spacing: 10' - 15'.
Depth: Set crown at soil level (Crown is where the roots meet the stem). Look for soil stain on stem.
Spread: 10 - 15 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
Color: Creamy white flowers.
Foliage: Shiny dark green 3" - 8" long leaves that turn yellow in Fall.
Blooms: May to June.
Fruit: Grape-like clusters of 3/4 inch long blue-black fruit, maturing in the Fall.
Form: Upright, spreading.
Flower Form: Branched drooping clusters are 4 - 8 inches long.
Soil Requirements: Moist, well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Slow to medium growth.
Pruning: Needs a little pruning to develop a strong structure.
Comments: One of the most beautiful small trees when in full bloom. White, slightly fragrant, panicles of blooms smother the tree in early to mid Summer. Fruit is attractive to wildlife.
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