Bourreria succulenta

Photo by Shirley Denton (Windley Key Geological State Park). Photograph belongs to the photographer who allows use for FNPS purposes only. Please contact the photographer for all other uses.

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 

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Plant Specifics

Size:10-15 (30) ft tall by 5-15 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:Orange
Phenology:Evergreen. Blooms summer-fall. Fruits ripen fall-winter.
Habitats:Rockland hammock.


Recommended Uses:Specimen tree, hedge, or screen.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
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 Tolerance:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.
Soil/Substrate:Lime rock, Sand



Attracts hummingbirds

Fruits are harvested by a variety of birds

Birds are attracted to insects which are attracted by the flowers

Attracts a variety of  bees and butterflies