Genus Chionanthus Species retusus Common Name Chinese Fringetree Zone 6 to 8 Habit Small tree with rounded habit. Slow to moderate growth rate. Height 15 to 25 Feet Spread 15 to 20 Feet Foliage Dark green in summer, Leathery, yellow in fall. Deciduous. Flower White flowers borne in terminal panicles in May-June. Flower Color White Fruit Blue drupe in September-October. Culture Full sun to partial shade. Category: Flowering Tree Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Description Bark exfoliates for winter interest.