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Halesia carolina

Also called Snowdrop Tree


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Halesia carolina - Silverbell Tree

Halesia carolina - Silverbell Tree

More About Halesia carolina

  • AKA Halesia tetraptera
  • Upright, spreading, broad, rounded crown
  • Clusters of bell-shaped, drooping, white flowers
  • Ovate to oblong, light green leaves turn yellow in the fall
  • Four-winged, brownish, fruits appear in autumn
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

5

Height:

10-12 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

White
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Silverbell Tree Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grown as a tree or shrub, this attractive specimen is a good selection for a shrub border or woodland garden. Silverbells require a rich, organic, fertile, moist, well-drained soil with slightly acidic to neutral pH.


Halesia carolina Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Columnar
Rounded

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Halesia carolina

Styrax obassia

Styrax obassia

Fragrant Snowbell