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|Size:||to 15 ft tall by to 10 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Deciduous. Blooms early spring. Fruits ripen in late spring-summer.|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers, Interesting foliage|
|Recommended Uses:||Small tree appropriate to moist areas.|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil or other substrate:||Loam, Sand|
Small mammals and birds harvest the fruit.
Larval host for zebra swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) and pawpaw sphinx (Dolba hyloeus).
Pollinated by flies and beetles.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures