Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow'
  • Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow'

Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow'

£25.00

(Peking Tree Lilac) An exciting new introduction, Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow' is a small tree with masses of fragrant white flowers which appear in early summer and an ornamental, peeling, amber-brown bark once established.

Supplied Size: 3L / 4L pots (40 - 60 cm tall)

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An exciting new introduction, Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow' is a small tree with masses of fragrant white flowers which appear in early summer and an ornamental, peeling, amber-brown bark once established. The leaves are dark green and attractive in their own right, with yellow or bronze autumn colour. 

A little slow growing initially, this tree is tolerant of dry soils and ideal for small gardens, flowering best if planted in a nice sunny position.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Moist or well drained soil. Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow' is drought tolerant.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. 
  • Flowering Period: May - June
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Slow until established then moderate.
  • Habit: Small branching tree, oval when young and more rounded when mature.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft) if left unpruned
    • Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
  • Notes: Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow' will flower best in a warm, sunny position.
2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems, Scented

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