WHOLESALE HALESIA NURSERIES
Best known as the ‘Snowdrop Tree’, Halesia are small trees that have spectacular flowers in spring. Used in landscaping as feature trees, a number of varieties are available from wholesale growers in Australia.
This is not a tree that is found in many nurseries, and its certainly not because of the flowers, although they are small. Its also not because of pests and diseases, because it does not really have any problems with these.
A group of small to medium sized deciduous trees, Halesia carolina with its creamy white flowers and Halesia tetraptera are perhaps the most widely grown. Also known as the Carolina Silverbell and Mountain Silverbell. Reaching a height of around 8m with attractive green foliage turning to yellow in autumn
Halesoa monticola (syn Halesia tetraptera) will reach around 5 – 7 m in height and with masses of white flowers is an excellent spring flowering tree for a medium to large garden.
Long lived and with attractive bell shaped white flowers in spring Halesia carolina grows well in well drained a humus rich moist soil with protection from hot afternoon sun.
- Humus rich soil.
- Well drained and moisture retentive, so mulch to maintain moisture.
- Slightly acidic soil.
- Drought tolerant once established.
Halesia are available for sale from the following nurseries
82 David Hill Rd Monbulk (Opposite Vika Ave)
Japanese Maple and Magnolia specialists, Wholesale and Retail. Large range of other deciduous and evergreen ornamental trees and shrubs.