Bigleaf Snowbell
Styrax grandifolius

Family Styracaeae
Genus Styrax
Specific Epithet grandifolius
Arboretum Collection ST
Lifecycle medium deciduous shrub
Fall Color yellow
Size to 5 meters
Bloom Time May to June
Flower White
Bark red to dark brown
Leaf Size 2 1/2 to 7" long
Leaf Margin
Leaf Arrangement Alternate
Leaf Type Simple
Description A small tree with a showy floral display. Buds are protected through the growing season inside the base of each leaf's petiole.
Cultural Requirements An understory shrub found on rocky mesic and moist rich sites.
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bud inside petiole

bud inside petiole

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leaf surfaces

leaf surfaces

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yellow fall color

yellow fall color

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fruit

fruit

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White flowers

White flowers

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Flowers in bloom

Flowers in bloom

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