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Styrax can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs with simple, alternate leaves and nodding bell-shaped, fragrant white flowers in spring or summer
S. hemsleyanus is a medium-sized deciduous tree of open habit with finely-toothed, almost rounded leaves to 13cm in length. White, bell-shaped flowers 2.5cm in width are borne in drooping racemes to 15cm in length in early summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in moist, humus-rich, fertile soils but shelter from cold drying winds. Well-suited to a woodland garden
Propagate from seed sown at 15°C reducing the temperature to 0 to 5°C after 3 months. Propagate by softwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Architectural Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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