What are styrax trees?
Styrax japonicus, called Japanese snowbell, is a compact, deciduous flowering tree with horizontal branching and a rounded crown. It typically grows to 20-30′ tall and as wide, but infrequently can reach up to 50′ tall.
How big do Japanese snowbell trees get?
20 to 30 feet
Japanese Snowbell is a small deciduous tree that slowly grows from 20 to 30 feet in height and has rounded canopy with a horizontal branching pattern (Fig. 1).
Is Styrax japonica Evergreen?
In the genus Styrax are 100 or so species of shrubs, some evergreen, from the woods and thickets of Europe, Asia, and North America. The delicate, nodding, bell- or cup-shaped white flowers are fragrant and appear on the previous year’s wood.
Is Styrax japonicus invasive?
Japanese snowbell: Styrax japonicus (Ebenales: Styracaceae): Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States.
How tall does a Styrax japonicus tree get?
Dark green leaves are round and larger than those of Styrax japonicus, somewhat covering flowers. It contributes no real fall color, but the scent in spring makes up for it completely. Grows 20-30’ tall, 15-20’ wide in a pyramid shape when young, broadening with age. Sun-part shade, Z6.
When to plant Styrax japonicus in Oregon?
Teeming with flowers in May-June. Fruit a dry drupe, ovoid, 15 mm long, gray, effective in late summer and fall in early winter (contains a single hard brown seed). Sun to part shade, best in acid soil supplemented with organic matter. Mostly trouble free. Sometimes grown as a bushy tree or shrub.
What kind of tree is a Japanese snowbell?
Styrax japonicus, called Japanese snowbell, is a compact, deciduous flowering tree with horizontal branching and a rounded crown.
Why are the flowers on my Styrax japonicus drooping?
Drooping flower clusters are easily visible because of the upward posture of the foliage. Flowers give way to greenish-brown, olive-shaped drupes that often persist into late autumn.