Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 60-80 ft Width: 35-55 ft
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: red,brown
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Shade or specimen tree.
Considerations: Plant where there is plenty of space both because the tree itself is large, and because its roots need substantial space, which should not be compacted - loose, friable soil preferred.
Propagation: Seed, cuttings
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Birds eat the red seeds.
Native Habitats: Slope forest, upland mixed forest. Rare in Florida.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: