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A picture of a Styrax

Styrax

Styrax spp.

Styrax obassia2525552313 by TANAKA Juuyoh (????) (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Styrax Overview

A genus of deciduous and evergreen shrubs and trees in the Styraceae family native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Northern Hemisphere, spreading into the South. Commonly known as snowbell, these shrubs are grown for their bell-shaped fragrant white flowers and do best in a woodland planting scheme.

How to propagate Styrax

Cuttings

You can propagate by softwood cuttings in the summer.

Seed

Seeds in the autumn.

Other uses of Styrax

Grown for their foliage and flowers.

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