Nice to plant at woodland's edge in moist soils. Best in eastern and central Kansas.
Tips for Homeowners:
Prune to shape when dormant.
Rate this Plant:
A slow-growing tree with beautiful white flowers in the spring and an ideal tree to sit under in the heat of the summer.
- Showy, fragrant bell-shaped flowers
- Green leaves turn red or yellow in fall
- Interesting bark with orange-red highlights
Interesting Notes about Japanese Snowbell:
This is a nice little shade tree that is ideal for the small landscape. It prefers to be constantly moist, but not wet, and needs the soil to be well-drained. Because the roots are not too aggressive it is a good tree to plant hosta or other ground cover beneath it.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Great Foliage
- Spring Bloomer
- Low Maintenance
- Focal Point
- Slow Growing
- Fall Color
- Full Sun
- Partial Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering):
Season of Interest (Foliage):
- Average Water