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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
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Red Stopper, Spiceberry
|Size:||8 -12 ft tall by 6-10 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms spring-early summer. Fruits ripen in fall.|
|Habitats:||Shell mound, rockland hammock. Also in disturbed areas.|
|Recommended Uses:||Small specimen tree or shrub. Understory tree. Grow as a large shrub or small tree.|
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, Sand|
Birds and other wildlife consume fruit.