A very uniform and symmetrical small tree, featuring the most delicate white bell-shaped flowers which hang loosely from the upswept, spreading branches in early spring; needs moist, organic soil and some shelter, from windy sites does well in part shade Snowcone ~ Japanese Snowbell features dainty lightly-scented nodding white bell-shaped flowers hanging below the branches from mid to late spring, which emerge from distinctive creamy white flower buds. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding yellow in Autumn.
Planting position: Full sun through to partial shade
Soil: Loam Clay and Sand - well drained but moist
Suitable for container: Yes
Eventual height and spread: Height up to 8-12 metres with a spread of 4-8 metres
Foliage: bushy with finely pointed leaves
Flowering period: Bell shaped white flowers in spring and summer
Easy to grow in fertile soil but please shelter from drying winds