Psychotria ligustrifolia

Bahama Wild-coffee

Rubiaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Shrub
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:
Phenology:Evergreen
Noted for:Showy flowers, Showy fruits, Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Specimen or hedge plant.
Propagation:
Availability:Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales
Light: Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry)
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- 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:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.
Soil or other substrate:Lime rock, Sand
Soil pH:

Ecology

Wildlife:
 

Birds and other animals use the fruits

Insects:
 

Attracts bees and wasps, some flies, and other pollinators.

Native Habitats:Tropocal hammocks, pine flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10B 11 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

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