University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Trees for Your Home
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White Fringetree
Chionanthus virginicus
White Fringetree in flower
Size:
Size: small
Small

Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease


Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 
[Find Your Zone]
Mature Height: 15-20 Feet
Features: Clusters of white flowers with a fringe-like appearance in late spring; female trees produce small, dark blue fruit.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; moist, fertile soils; prefers a slightly acid pH; tolerates wet sites.
Mature Form: Rounded to irregular and open
Native To: United States
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Soil condition: WetWet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Tolerance: Wet SitesWet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Use for: Massing.Massing
Use for: Patio.Patio
Screen
Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Brown
Green
Yellow
 
Additional Notes: Separate male and female trees, both flower well; fruit will be produced only when both genders are present.

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