Chionanthus pygmaeus

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
9A 9B 

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Pigmy Fringe Tree

Oleaceae

Plant Specifics

Size:10-12 ft tall by 10 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Deciduous. Flowers and leaves emerge late in the spring and leaves fall early in the fall.
Habitats:Scrub and scrubby flatwoods.

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Specimen plant.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Sand

Wildlife

birdpollinator

Fruits used by birds.  

Probably bee pollinated.