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Storax

Styrax officinalis

Styrax officinalis kz8 by Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

6m

Max

5m

2m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Styrax officinalis kz8
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Storax Overview

This spreading, shrub or small tree has a deciduous habit. It bears dark green, oval-shaped leaves which are grey-white beneath. It produces white, bell-shaped flowers in early summer, in pendent clusters of 3–8.

How to propagate Storax

Cuttings

Seed

Grafting

Special features of Storax

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Storax

Grown for their foliage and flowers.