Chionanthus retusus 'Tokyo Tower'

Tokyo Tower Fringetree

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Description

Spring brings cascades of white, thinly petaled flowers on this very upright selection of the oriental fringe tree. Upon maturity, the fruit turn blue, contrasting nicely with the golden yellow fall color. With age, the bark on the trunk begins to exfoliate, revealing contrasting tan and gold colors. Plant 'Tokyo Tower' in full sun and in moderately rich soils.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
May - June
Bloom Color
White
Landscape Use
Screen/Hedge, Urban Street, Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds
Plant Type
Tree
Hardiness Zone
6 - 8