Chionanthus virginicus is a tree native to the savannas and lowlands of the southeastern United States, from New Jersey south to Florida, and west to Oklahoma and Texas.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height
12.00 to 20.00 feet
May to June
easy to grow
Planting and care
Wrap the end of the cutting in wet paper towels and place it in a plastic bag. If you are not going to use the cutting right away, store it in the refrigerator until you are ready to place it in the growing medium.
Chionanthus virginica care
Cut the end of a branch, 4 to 6 inches long, in the early morning. Choose a branch that snaps easily and has older, larger leaves at the tip and smaller, new leaves further down the stem. Choose a branch with no flowers. May, June or July are the best times to take softwood cuttings.
Full sun to part shade
Apply any organic fertilizer
Chionanthus virginica special feature
Grow in groups or as specimens in lawns or in shrub or woodland borders. Also may be used in native plant gardens or near streams or ponds. Can be spectacular in full bloom.
Chionanthus virginica uses
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
tincture to treat jaundice
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Chionanthus virginica ?
Chionanthus virginica is commonly known as fringe tree
How tall do Chionanthus virginica grow?
On average Chionanthus virginica grows 12.00 to 20.00 feet
What color are Chionanthus virginica ?
A Chionanthus virginica plant bears flowers of color white/purple
When Chionanthus virginica blooms?
With enough light, Chionanthus virginica may produce white/purple flowers in May to June
How hard is Chionanthus virginica to grow?
A Chionanthus virginica is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Chionanthus virginica need?
A Chionanthus virginica prefers Full sun to part shade
How much water does a Chionanthus virginica need?
A Chionanthus virginica prefers watering medium
What kind of soil does a Chionanthus virginica need?
A Chionanthus virginica prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Chionanthus virginica like?
A Chionanthus virginica prefers -10C (14F)
How often should I fertilize my Chionanthus virginica ?
To encourage Chionanthus virginica growth, Apply any organic fertilizer