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|Size:||10-20 ft tall by 10-15 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Interesting foliage|
|Recommended Uses:||Large tree or small shrub. Buffer planting or specimen tree.|
|Considerations:||Seeds. Can become a weed.|
|Light:||Part Shade, Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|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:||Humus (organic, upland), Lime rock|
|Soil pH:||Calcareous (high pH)|
Birds and other small wildlife consume seed.
Pollinated by bees (http://tropical.theferns.info/).
|Native Habitats:||Rockland hammocks and understory of pine rocklands.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
|General Comments:||Listed as endangered in Florida. Please acquire from appropriate sources.|