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botanical name:
Halesia carolina
Halesia carolina © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Snowdrop tree, Carolina Silverbell, Wild Olive
synonyms:  Halesia tetraptera
family:  Styracaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 8.00m
width: 10.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: light green
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Small spreading tree or large shrub. Ovate to elliptic, very finely toothed, mid-green leaves. Pendent white, bell-shaped flowers hang from the branches in mid spring and are followed by pear-shaped, four-winged, green fruits.

Likes a moist acid soil and sun or part shade.

From seed.

Woodland garden.

other notes:
From the Southeastern USA.

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