White Fringe Tree 'Old Man's Beard'

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Chionanthus virginicus

Fringe Tree, also known as Grancy Graybeard or Old Man's Beard, is categorized as a slow-growing, deciduous tree or as a large shrub with single or multiple trunks.

 Panicles of creamy white flowers appear in late spring or early summer. Fruit (Fragrant females trees only) hangs in clusters of dark-blue, bitter-tasting berries. 

Photos courtesy of J.Robbins, Toms Creek Farm & Nursery in Farmer, North Carolina

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Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Tree
Foilage Type Deciduous
Height 10' - 20'
Spread 15' - 20'
Shape Upright & Spreading
Primary Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Golden Brown in Autumn
Flowering Season Spring or early Summer
Flower Color White
Berries Dark Blue (females only)
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Average
Sun Preferences Sun
Water Preferences Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
Hardy Zone: 7