Pygmy Fringetree (Chionanthus pygmaeus)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 4 to 12 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1 inch long green drupes, ripening to purplish brown.
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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Location: Mercer Botanical Garden  Houston, TxDate: 2014-05-19
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Location: Mercer Botanical Garden  Houston, TxDate: 2014-05-19
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Location: Mercer Botanical Garden  Houston, TxDate: 2014-05-19
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