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Silverbell, Carolina Halesia tetraptera

Carolina Silverbell - Halesia tetraptera
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Clustered white bell-shaped flowers adorn this small native tree in late April to early May. Can be single or multi-trunked with low, ascending branching. A very attractive flowering tree, especially against an evergreen background. Grows 30'-40' high with a 20' to 35' spread. Prefers rich, moist, well-drained acid soil. Sun or partial shade.

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Zones 4 - 8 Zones 4 - 8
Hardiness Zones 4 - 8
The Carolina Silverbell can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. View Map
Flowering Tree Flowering Tree
Type of tree
Flowering Trees, Ornamental Trees, Shrubs
30' - 40' High 30' - 40' High
Mature Height
The Carolina Silverbell grows to be 30' - 40' feet in height.
20' - 35' Spread 20' - 35' Spread
Mature Spread
The Carolina Silverbell has a spread of about 20' - 35' at full maturity.
Medium Growth Medium Growth
Growth Rate
This tree grows at a medium growth rate. More about this.
Full Sun Full Sun
Sun
This silverbell does well in full sun, partial shade.
Various Soils Various Soils
Soil
The Carolina Silverbell grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained soils.
Rounded Shape Rounded Shape
Shape
This silverbell has rounded shape.
Description

Clustered white bell-shaped flowers adorn this small native tree in late April to early May. Can be single or multi-trunked with low, ascending branching. A very attractive flowering tree, especially against an evergreen background. Grows 30'-40' high with a 20' to 35' spread. Prefers rich, moist, well-drained acid soil. Sun or partial shade.