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Arnold's Pride Chinese fringetree

Chionanthus retusus 'Arnold's Pride'

Characteristics:
A smaller tree offers multiple seasons of interest: fragrant flowers in spring, showy fall fruit & attractive peeling bark in winter; Faster growing & self-fruiting - a selection taken from Harvard's Arnold Arboretum

Growing Conditions:
Prefers fall sun at our latitude, though can handle part shade; adapts well to most soil types, though prefers well-draining soil

Uses:

Height:
30' at maturity

Width:
25' at maturity

Shape:
oval with strong central leader

Flowers:
white blooming in June generally

Leaves:
simple deciduous

Bark:
gray-brown

A deciduous member of the olive family; drought tolerant once established