The Japanese Snowbell is a beautiful small tree. Rounded and horizontally layered. 3/4-inch bell-shaped white flowers with yellow stamens. Dark green leaves turn yellow or orange-red in the fall. Native to Japan. Great to use as a border in a garden or to provide shade on a patio.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Japanese Snowbell has a moderate growth rate. It grows up to 30 feet in height and 30 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 6 to 8. Prefers full sun to light shade and moist, acid, rich, well-drained soil. Shallow root system.
How To Start These Seeds: Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours. Stratification: Warm stratify for 90 days, cold stratify for 120 days Germination: Sow seed 3/8 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.