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Fringe Tree

White Flower Panicles in the Summer

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Fringe Tree

White Flower Panicles in the Summer

Ornamental small tree adds color to the landscape—and provides food and shelter for wildlife. This low-maintenance tree gets its name from the slightly fragrant, fringelike, 4-8 in. panicles of creamy white flowers that cover the tree in early to midsummer. Its shiny, dark green leaves turn yellow in the fall. Female trees produce grapelike clusters of ¾-in. blue-black fruits that are a food source for birds, and the male trees are said to flower more heavily. Growing 12-20 ft. tall with a 10-15 ft. spread, the Fringe Tree has an upright, spreading habit. It's a good choice for mass planting, in borders or as a specimen plant. Because trees are propagated by seed, their sex is unknown until later. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Zones 3-9.

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SKU: 81184
$39.99
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Grows in zones: 4-9
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  • Botanical Name: Chionanthus virginicus
  • Height: 12 - 20 Feet
  • Spacing: 12' - 18'
  • Depth: 3"
  • Spread: 12' - 20'
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: Creamy White
  • Size: 2-3' Bareroot
  • Blooms: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Fruit: Grape-like clusters of 3/4 inch long blue-black fruit, maturing in the Fall.
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Form: Upright, spreading.
  • Flower Form: Numerous ribbon-like petals 3/4" - 1 1/4" long form a large airy pendulous panicle.
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Very slow, 4" - 6" a year
  • Pruning: Prune to shape and remove dead or broken limbs. Immediately after flowering
  • Foliage: Simple, wide spear-shaped, 4 - 8" long and 2 - 4" wide. Medium to dark green foliage turns shades of yellow, brown, and green in fall.
  • Comments: Flowers produced on previous season's wood. Fruiting occurs on female plants only but the male trees are said to flower heavier. Most are propagated by seed so sex is unknown until later.

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