Photographs belong to the photographers who allow use for FNPS purposes only. Please contact the photographer for all other uses.
Pigmy Fringe Tree
|Size:||10-12 ft tall by 10 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Deciduous. Flowers and leaves emerge late in the spring and leaves fall early in the fall.|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Specimen plant.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, Seed|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|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:||Sand|
Fruits used by birds.
Probably bee pollinated.
|Native Habitats:||Scrub and scrubby flatwoods.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Emerald ash borer is a problem in the northeast and if it reaches Florida, it would likely be lethal to this species.
This tree is listed as as Endangered by both the State of Florida and the USFWS. Make sure you acquire this species from a legitimate native nursery and that all permit requirements are met.