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Carolina Silverbell(4 of 16)

Plant in rich moist, well-drained acidic soil.
Plant in full sun to partial shade.
Height: 20-40 feet
Width: 15-30 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-8:
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full to partial shade; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in light to partial shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in fall; plant in light to partial shade; mulch in fall.

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