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Halesia tetraptera

Common Name(s):
Carolina silverbell
Cultivar(s):
var. rubra , var. magniflora
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Native; similar culture to dogwood; not tolerant of difficult sites

Height:
20-40 ft.
Flower:
White, bell shaped flowers in April to early May; 1.0-1.5 in. fruit in fall
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Form:
Rounded; open; irregular; low branches multistemmed
Width:
15-35 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
2-5 in. alternate, simple leaves; yellow fall color

NCCES plant id: 2004

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