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Two-Wing Silverbell (Halesia diptera)

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Halesia Diptera, or more commonly know as Two-Wing Silverbell, is a tree shrub with green foliage and white flowers of the genus Halesia. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 15 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during spring and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Halesia Diptera or Two-Wing Silverbell's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Halesia
  • Family: Styracaceae
  • Order: Ebenales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: AR (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: AR (two-wing silverbell)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FAC+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FAC) 6(FAC+)
  • Active Growth Period: Spring
  • Allelopath: No
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: Yes
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: White
  • Flower Conspicuous: Yes
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Moderate
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Porous
  • Foliage Texture: Coarse
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: No
  • Growth Form: Single Stem
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Height Mature (feet): 15
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: Medium
  • CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
  • Cold Stratification Required: No
  • Drought Tolerance: Low
  • Fertility Requirement: Low
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 247
  • Hedge Tolerance: Low
  • pH (Minimum): 6
  • pH (Maximum): 8
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 320
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 640
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 33
  • Precipitation (Maximum): 68
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 36
  • Salinity Tolerance: None
  • Shade Tolerance: Intermediate
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): 10
  • Bloom Period: Spring
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: No
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: No
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: Yes
  • Propagated by Seed: No
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 1500
  • Small Grain: No





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