Styrax shiraianus

Styrax shiraianus

Very limited number of plants available this year
£48.00

(Snowbell Tree) Rare in the UK this is a deciduous large shrub or eventually very small tree once established with very interesting coarsely toothed leaves and short racemes of white flowers in early summer.

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Supplied Size:
  • 2 litre pot (2-3 years old, 60-80 cm tall)

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Standard: £5.95 (special offer rate)

Priority: £15

Click & Collect: free

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(For any number of plants
by courier to most of the UK*)

Standard: £5.95
Priority: £15
Click & Collect: free

*Surcharges apply for delivery to Highlands & Islands.
Standard shipping is shown as default
this can be changed during checkout.

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Rare in the UK, Styrax shiraianus grows as a large shrub or eventually very small tree with very interesting coarsely toothed leaves and short racemes of white flowers in early summer.

The leaves are very eye-catching indeed in appearance and makes this a desirable tree, ideal for a sheltered spot in sun or light, dappled shade.


  • Position: Sheltered in full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile, lime free soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Styrax shiraianus grows to be a large shrub in the short term or eventually a very small branching tree.
    • Height: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft)
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
  • Notes: Styrax shiraianus requires shelter from cold winter winds and will not enjoy cold, exposed positions.
How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Large (3m+), Tree - Small (4m - 8m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Damp/Wet, Soil: Acid
Special Features
Suitable for Containers, Flowers in Summer, Rare and Unusual, Foliage - Unusual Shape
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