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Symplocos paniculata

Common Name(s):
Asiatic sweetleaf, Sapphireberry
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Easy to transplant; long lived; excellent for attracting birds; best to plant 2 or more trees for cross pollination

Height:
15-20 ft.
Flower:
Creamy white, fragrant flowers on 2 to 3 in. panicles in early summer; 0.3 in. bright turquoise blue fruit in fall
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; light to heavy well drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Large rounded shrub to low branched small tree; wide spreading with age; twiggy
Width:
10-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
1.5 to 3.5 in. alternate, simple leaves; nonshowy fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2210

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