Fringetree

Fringetree

Details

Latin Name: 
Chionanthus virginicus
Bloom Color: 
White
Light: 
Shade
Zone: 
5-9
Type: 
Trees
Product Season: 
Spring Bloomer
Catalog: 
Plant
Price: 
$45.00

Description

The blooms are greenish white and appear in early Spring. This tree is tolerant of a range of soils. It makes a good street or shade tree. The fruits are eaten by birds and mammals and are red-orange to dark blue when ripe. The leaves feed the larvae of a number of host-specific butterflies, including the tan, brown and white hackberry butterfly. The bark is light gray and ridged. In the open it develops wide, rounded branches. food source for birds and mammals.

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