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Willow-bustic, White Bully
Also known as Dipholis salicifolia, Bumelia salicifolia
|Size:||20-30 (50) ft|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms in spring. Life span around 100 yrs. (Nelson 2003).|
|Noted for:||Aroma, fragrance, Showy flowers, Showy fruits, Interesting foliage|
|Recommended Uses:||Its small to medium size make it appropriate for small landscapes as a specimen tree.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
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:||Humus (organic, upland), Lime rock|
|Soil pH:||Neutral to calcareous|
Fruits eaten by birds and other wildlife.
Nectar plant for Florida duskywing (Ephyriades brunneus), red-banded hairstreak (Calycopis cecrops) and other butterflies.
Larval food for various caterpillars.
Attracts bees and flies
|Native Habitats:||Pine rockland, hammocks.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures