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The Grancy Greybeard, as it is commonly known in the south, is also called the Fringe tree. This white, feathery flower completely covers bare, gray branches, in late spring, after most other flowering trees have finished there carnival of flowering. During the two week blooming period, the Grancy Greybeard flowers emit a sweet lilac scent, especially in the evening. The small Flowering Grancy Greybeard tree sheds its 6-8 inch-long leaves in the fall after turning a bright yellow color. This plant can occur as a male or female sexed tree, or both sexes may occur on the same tree. At maturity the plant will grow slowly to 30 foot heights.


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The flowers of the Flowering Grancy Greybeard tree are lacy or fringe-like blooming in mid April in South Georgia are being covered with rounded clusters of creamy-white fragrant flowers. Grancy Greybeard flowering trees will thrive in extremely wet river bottoms or in upland areas that are favorable to longleaf pine trees growth, such as this white fragrant flower display growing during April at Fullwood Park at Tifton, Georgia. One of the most popular flowering trees in the South is the Grancy Greybeard, and many of these trees were planted in the recreational areas of Tift Park (Fullwood) in Tifton, Georgia. The Grancy Greybeard (Chionanthus virginicus) is usually planted as an ornamental plant and grown low to the ground, similar to many tall shrubs. In Georgia the Grancy Greybeard tree begins its climax flowering period just after the last cultivars of the Formosa azaleas end their flowering. The tiny white filaments of the Grancy Greybeard tree are frilly and lacy and flower freely for about two weeks with a delicate fragrance. Grancy Greybeard flowers after azaleas begin to fade. The spectacular blooming of the Flowering Fringe tree occurs during a decline in the azalea flower period. This white, feathery flower of the Grancy Greybeard tree completely covers bare, gray branches, in late spring, after most other flowering trees have finished there carnival of flowering.


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very dissatisfied May 16, 2015
Reviewer: DENISE FUSCO from Knoxville, TN United States  
the fringe tree has a to Limbs that come off of it...certainly not a tree and certainly not worth what I paid for it I am very dissatisfied I purchase from many different nurseries on a regular basis and have not received anything like this from them before. I even asked other places that sold the fringe tree to send me pictures of what they sell it looks nothing like what you sent me. unfortunately I have gotten nowhere with the person that I had been emailing. I will probably contact my visa company to discuss this matter with them

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Trees arrived in fine shape May 7, 2015
Reviewer: Daniel Swank from Cumming, GA United States  
The trees were under 3 ft tall. They were advertised to be between 4-5 ft tall.



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Upon Arrival April 7, 2015
Reviewer: Yvonne Laning from Savannah, GA United States  
Upon opening it we were suprised to see it look so bad. We knew it would be pruned back but a lot of the branches we broken and the root ball seemed mighty small for a 15 gallon. We planted it gave it some water and the next day it looked happy. :-)

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greybear tree purchase March 20, 2015
Reviewer: Karen Leffler from Savannah, GA United States  
The trees arrived as promised but I was dissapponted in the size. A 3 gallon tree should have been larger and more mature-
especially for the price

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Grancy Greybeard Tree May 7, 2014
Reviewer: mary Miller from Indianapolis, IN United States  
The GG Tree was delivered promptly.  It appeared healthy.  Packaging and protection was good, unlike the black walnut trees I ordered at the same time.  The roots were moist, unlike the black walnut trees ordered at the same time.

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