Chionanthus retusus

Chinese Fringetree

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Description

The Chinese fringe tree leafs out in late spring. It bears delicate fringe-like white flowers in panicles, followed by blue berries that the birds eat rapidly. It can be grown as a shrub or as a graceful tree if its tips are allowed to grow out. It is a very graceful specimen.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Round
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
May - June
Bloom Color
White
Landscape Use
Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds
Plant Type
Tree
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9