Position: Sheltered in full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Moist, fertile, lime free soil.
Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Styrax japonica requires shelter from cold winter winds.
Flowering Period: June.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
Habit: Styrax japonica eventually grows to be a small branching tree with an open crown.
Height: up to 8 m (26 ft) in many years / [up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years]
Spread: 6 m (20 ft) / [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years]
Notes: Flowers reliably as a young plant. This plant is also known as Styrax japonicus.