Exothea paniculata

inkwood

Sapindaceae

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 20-35 (45) ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,orange
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color   fruit color      orange,red,purple
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Shade tree.
Propagation: Seed though said to be slow to sprout and not easy to establish.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Hammocks.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   10A,10B,11

Other

Ethnobotany: Known for dense, hard wood. Ink can be made from the berries or the bark.