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Halesia carolina
Silver Bell; Snowdrop Tree 

Halesia carolina
Common name

Silver Bell; Snowdrop Tree

Group

Shrubs

Family

Styracaceae

Description

Silver Bell;Snowdrop Tree. A spreading tree with mid-green leaves turning yellow in autumn. Clusters of pendent bell-shaped white flowers just before the leaves. followed by four winged green fruit. Max Height 8m. Max Spread 10m. Flowers April to May. Fruits June. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Rounded to broadly spreading
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Slow
Ultimate height
8m
Ultimate spread
10m

Colour

Flowers
White in April; May
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Green in June
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Sheltered site
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Division
Usage
Border; Woodland
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Early spring Cut back all shoots to encourage replacement growth
Maintenance
Keep free from weeds; Feed
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Slugs and snails; Vine weevils; Whiteflies; Botrytis; Red spider mite

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The web price shown includes a web only discount of 10%. All prices are exclusive of VAT.

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Trolley
Regular Airpot/RB 200-250 cm --- £306.61 £ 1
Regular New 20 litre 150-175 cm --- £92.91 £ 5