Bark exfoliates for winter interest.

Category:
Flowering Tree
Genus:
Chionanthus
Species:
retusus
Common Name:
Chinese Fringetree
Height:
15 to 25 Feet
Spread:
15 to 20 Feet
Habit:
Small tree with rounded habit. Slow to moderate growth rate.
Zone:
6 to 8
Culture:
Full sun to partial shade.
Flower:
White flowers borne in terminal panicles in May-June.
Flower Color:
White
Fruit:
Blue drupe in September-October.
Foliage:
Leathery, dark green in summer, yellow in fall. Deciduous.