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White Fringe Tree

Soft Panicles of Blooms!

  • SKU: 69169
  • Zones: 4-9
  • Height: 12 - 20 feet
  • Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Late spring / early summer.
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White Fringe Tree

Description
White Fringe Tree is a small native tree that is positively breathtaking in late spring when its large airy, lightly fragrant, pendulous clusters of blooms sway in the breeze. An easy-to-maintain, slow-growing tree, it has dark green foliage that turns rich shades of yellow, brown and green in the fall for three full seasons of beauty and interest. Very little care is needed to maintain White Fringe's good looks and charm. It needs only an open area where it can get enough sun and good, moisture-retentive soil. Prune after flowering only to remove dead branches. Chionanthus virginicus
Product Details
  • Botanical NameChionanthus virginicus
  • Ships As3" POT
  • Height12 - 20 feet
  • Spacing12 - 18 feet
  • Spread12 - 20 feet
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color Descriptionwhite
  • Foliage TypeSimple, wide spear-shaped, 4 - 8" long and 2 - 4" wide. Medium to dark green foliage turns shades of yellow, brown, and green in fall.
  • Bloom TimeLate spring / early summer.
  • Flower FormNumerous ribbon-like petals 3/4" - 1 1/4" long form a large airy pendulous panicle.
  • Soil RequirementsFor best performance plant in a deep, humus enriched, moisture retentive acid soil.
  • Growth RateVery slow, 4" - 6" a year
  • PruningPrune to shape and remove dead or broken limbs. Immediately after flowering
  • Winter CareNone, except to mulch the first winter to keep soil moist, if fall planted. Remove in early spring before growth starts.
  • Additional InformationFlowers produced on previous season's wood. Fruiting occurs on female plants only but the male trees are said to flower heavier. Most are propagated by seed so sex is unknown until later.
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones4-9
  • Planting InstructionsPrefers an open, airy location. Disturb roots as little as possible when planting. Dig a hole large enough to accommodate roots without bending them, firm soil well and water in thoroughly.
Shipping

Shipping Information:

Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule

Zone

  Bulbs, Potted Plants and &  
   Perennials  

1A-5B  9/4/18 - 11/02/18 
6A-10B  9/4/18 - 11/16/18 
  Last Order Date   Zones 1-5: 10/29/2018
Zones 6-10: 11/12/2018



*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Other Notes:

We aim for your order to be in your hands at the ideal time to plant, every time. Our growers must anticipate their supply based on the season they expect. Our experts predict weather patterns as best they can to set suitable shipping windows for each growing zone. However, as any gardener knows, nature is not so predictable. The type of product you order, along with the weather in your area or ours, may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.

Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.

Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.

After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate and tracking information.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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