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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
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|Size:||20-30 (45) ft|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Recommended Uses:||Shade tree. Can be used as a specimen tree for its light colored bark. Slow growing.|
|Light:||Part Shade, Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short 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:||Humus (organic, upland), Lime rock|
Birds and other wildlife consume fruit.
Larval host for Florida white (Appias drusilla) butterfly.