Chinese Fringe Tree
|Scientific Name||Chionanthus retusus|
|Principal Common Name||Chinese Fringe Tree|
|Description||A small tree that blooms profusely with 4" clusters of lightly fragrant frilly white flowers.|
|General Comments||This is a spectacular tree when blooming as the flowers cover the entire tree. The bark is also a handsome gray-brown color. Although it can be very happy in warmer climates like San Diego it does best if it gets a bit of chill.|
|Height Range||20 - 0 FT|
|Spread Range||15 - 0 FT|
|Sunset Zones||3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|Leaf Color||Medium Green|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Watering Preferences||Heavy : Medium|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Birds : Bark : Flower|
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