Keele University Arboretum
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Snowbell Tree Styrax japonicus
A small deciduous tree, a native of China, Japan and Korea, that grows slowly from 20 to 30 feet in height and has rounded canopy with a horizontal branching pattern.
The smooth, attractive bark has orange-brown interlacing fissures adding winter interest to any landscape.
The white, bell-shaped, and scented drooping flower clusters are quite showy in May to June.
- One in Barnes Dell; square P13, compartment 12A; tag 2236