Psychotria sulzneri

dull-leaf wild-coffee, shortleaf wild coffee

Rubiaceae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color      red
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy fruits, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Tallish groundcover in mesic (moist) areas. Can be planted in groupings in shady areas. Despite the name, the leaves are pretty, almost silky or velvety in appearance.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed, Friends
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Dry mesic to mesic and hydric hammock, second bottom, shell mounds, floodplains.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   9A,9B,10A,10B

Other

Other Comments: Interesting silky-looking foliage.