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Chionanthus virginicus 'Emerald Knight'

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Family: Oleaceae (oh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Chionanthus (kye-oh-NAN-thus) (Info)
Species: virginicus (vir-JIN-ih-kus) (Info)
Cultivar: Emerald Knight

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:
4.5 or below (very acidic)
4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Centre, Alabama
Chelsea, Alabama
Chunchula, Alabama
Brunswick, Georgia
Conyers, Georgia
Doerun, Georgia
Dunwoody, Georgia
Norcross, Georgia
North Decatur, Georgia
North Druid Hills, Georgia
Pembroke, Kentucky
Goldonna, Louisiana
Napoleonville, Louisiana
Fairport, New York
Brices Creek, North Carolina
Hemby Bridge, North Carolina
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Bartlett, Tennessee



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