Reynosia septentrionalis

darling plum, red ironwood

Rhamnaceae

wildlife plant  

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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 8-12 (20) ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      yellow,green
Fruit Color: fruit color      black
Phenology: evergreen

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Screen plant. Specimen shrub or small tree -- you can choose based on how you opt to prune (prune, don't shear).
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Cover and food primarily for birds.
Native Habitats: Coastal 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: Fruit said to be edible.
Other Comments: Wood is dense (hard).