Sinojackia rehderiana, Jacktree

Sinojackia rehderiana

Family: Styracaceae
Origin: East China
USDA Zone: 6-10?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersDeciduous plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Close related species - Carolina silverbell (Halesia carolina) reaches its greatest size in the southern Appalachian Mountains where it is called mountain silverbell. This attractive shrub or small tree, also called snowdrop-tree or opossum-wood, grows in moist soils along streams in the understory of hardwood forests. It has a moderate growth rate and lives about 100 years. The white bell-shaped flowers and small size make it a desirable tree for landscaping. The seeds are eaten by squirrels and the flowers provide honey for bees.

Sinojackia rehderiana, Jacktree
Sinojackia rehderiana, Jacktree. Seeds of Halesia carolina
Seeds of Halesia carolina

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