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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
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|Size:||4-8 ft tall by 4-6 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms and fruits year round.|
|Habitats:||Coastal scrub, hammocks, pine rocklands, coastal flats.|
|Recommended Uses:||Good as a buffer plant. Could be used as an informal hedge.|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Tolerant of inundation with 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:||Lime rock, Sand|
Wildlife food and shelter.