Chionanthus retusus

Chinese Fringetree

A small rounded tree that has leathery, glossy foliage. The white, mid-spring flowers are produced in erect 3" long clusters, covering the tree. If a female, purple-black fruit appears in fall. The fall color is yellow. A great small tree that adapts well to urban sites with good moisture and soils.

  • Common Name: Chinese Fringetree
  • Height: 30' tall
  • Spread: 25' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 8