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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
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Greenheart, Coffee Colubrina
|Size:||10-20 ft tall by 10-15 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms most of the year but most abundantly in late summer.|
|Habitats:||Rockland hammocks and understory of pine rocklands.|
|Recommended Uses:||Large tree or small shrub. Buffer planting or specimen tree.|
|Light:||Part Shade, Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Moderate. Tolerant of salty wind and may get some salt spray. Exposure to salt spray would be uncommon (major storms).|
|Soil/Substrate:||Humus (organic, upland), Lime rock|
Birds and other small wildlife consume seed.
Pollinated by bees (http://tropical.theferns.info/).