More about Grancy Greybeard Tree...
The Grancy Greybeard, also known as the "Fringe Tree," is an eyecatching North American native and a wonderful, hardy and long-lived addition to any landscape. When in flower, this is one of the most beautiful trees you'll ever set your eyes upon. In late spring, it's showy fringe-like blooms cascade downward like the white beard of a wise old man, inspiring the name Grancy Greybeard. The flowers also add a lovely, potent, sweet perfume fragrance to the air about when the dogwoods are beginning to fade. It is attractive to a variety of beneficial insects while in bloom, and to birds and small mammals when fruiting. It is a slow to moderate grower reaching maybe 20 feet in height with an equal width over the years.
Grown for it's ornamental value, Grancy Greybeard is most often used as a free standing specimen in the landscape.
Hardy in USDA Zones 6-10, the Grancy Greybeard is adaptable to a variety of light and soil conditions, from full sun to filtered shade, doing very well under large trees. It prefers a moist, well-drained soil however will tolerate somewahte dry soils and drought when established.
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