Also known as
North American Fringe Tree, Old Man's Beard, Poison Ash, Virginian Snow Flower, Old man's beard, Chinese fringe tree, Grand daddy, Greybeard, Snowflower
Chionanthus virginicus flowers JB by Cephas (CC BY-SA 3.0)
20 years to reach maturity
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Fringe Tree Overview
Also known as fringe tree, this species is a deciduous shrub that produces profuse, scented, white flowers with long linear petals. They lead onto blue-black berry fruits.
Special features of Fringe Tree
Other uses of Fringe Tree
Ornamental, fragrance. Found in woodland along side river banks. Summer interest.