Reynosia septentrionalis

Darling Plum, Red Ironwood

Rhamnaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Tree
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow,green
Fruit Color:Black
Phenology:Evergreen
Noted for:-

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: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- 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:Lime rock, Sand
Soil pH:Calcareous (high pH)

Ecology

Wildlife:
 

Cover and food primarily for birds.

Insects:
Native Habitats:Coastal hammocks.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

Ethnobotany:Fruit said to be edible.
General Comments:Wood is dense (hard).