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My Fringe Tree

Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 10:24 pm
by Handy
This is one of my three fringe Trees I have and when they are in full bloom, the fragrance is like jasmine.[img][/img]

fringe tree

Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:27 am
by rainbowgardener
gorgeous! I didn't know they were so fragrant, what a treat! But don't they get really big? Like 12-20 feet high and wide? Won't it overpower your house a little at that point?

Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 1:54 pm
by Handy
They grow to about 7' tall but you can keep them down to either a bush size or trim them for a smaller tree. I had one that was 22 years old and only 7' high before a tree fell on it and that was that. I always loved these trees and in the fall the leaves turn a golden orange color. :)