Cyrilla racemiflora

titi, leatherwood

Cyrilliacea

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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 20-30 ft    Width: 10-20 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits, fall color, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Hedge plant.
Considerations: In unburned natural wetlands, this plant sometimes form almost impenetrable thickets along the edge.
Propagation: Seed and root cuttings.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: alkaline

Ecology

Wildlife:
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Attracts pollinators. Birds and other wildlife consume the fruit.
Native Habitats: Swampy sites, wet pine flatwoods, sloughs and edges of cypress swamps, seepage swamps and bogs, savannas, other wet depressional areas.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B

Other

Ethnobotany: Noted as a good honey plant.