Full sun, Partial sun
Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||STY-raks ja-PON-i-kus|
|Lore||The very strong wood of this tree has traditionally been used to make prayer beads and umbrella handles in Asia.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer|
|Design Ideas||Lovely white bells that bloom that dangle from horizontal branches are perfect for looking up into, so when you plant this tree, plant a bench underneath it. The spreading form is part of the charm of this plant, so make sure you give it enough elbow room.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Hosta (Hosta)|
Provide organically rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish root system. Once established, maintain evenly moist soil; will not thrive in dry conditions. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in early spring. Prune annually to shape in late winter to early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8