University of Rhode Island

Clethra barbinervis

Japanese Clethra

Small tree with dark green serrated leaves. White flowers in 4-6" panicles bloom in late summer. Attractive smooth bark is grey , brown, and green .Part shade, moist acidic organic soil.10-20'

Image courtesy of Dr. Mark Brand, UCONN

Image courtesy of Dr. Mark Brand, UCONN

(Back to Coastal Plant Guide)



 

College of the Environment and Life Sciences
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 | Phone: 401-874-1000
      Copyright © 2007. All rights reserved. Disclaimer | Web feedback
      URI is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of affirmative action.