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Winter Sweet
Scientific Name: Chimonanthus praecox (L.) Link
Synonym: Calycanthus praecox, Chimonanthus fragrans
Family: Calycanthaceae
Winter Sweet (Chimonanthus  praecox)
Chimonanthus praecox in Curtis Botanical Magazine
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-9,14-17,28-34
USDA: 7-9

Sun Exposure: Part sun to full sun

Origin: China, Japan

Growth Habits: Deciduous shrub, 10 feet to 15 feet tall (3 m-4.5 m), 6 feet to 8 feet in spread (1.8 m-2.4 m); elliptic, ovate, opposite leaves, 3 inches to 6 inches long (7.5 cm-15 cm), 1.6 inches to 3 inches wide (4 cm-7.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water, needs good drainage


Blooming Habits:
Light yellow or yellow, scented flowers, up to 1 inch long (2.5 cm), , up to 1 inch wide (2.5 cm), up to 1 inch wide (2.5 cm).

Fruiting Habits:

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