Carolina Silverbell

Halesia carolina

  • Size: 20’-35’ Tall and Wide
  • Growth Habit: Rounded pyramidal
  • Growth Rate:  Moderate
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Requirements:  Prefers moist, acidic, organically rich soils with good drainage
  • Appeal:  The Carolina Silverbell is a tree native to southeastern U.S producing white bell shaped clusters of drooping flowers in early spring as the foliage emerges.  The flowers are best seen from underneath the tree to observe their drooping habit. It produces small fruits in the fall lasting into winter. Green foliage in spring changes to yellow during the fall months but will drop its leaves in early fall. Used as a specimen tree in landscapes.