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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 9B
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|Size:||20-35 (45) ft|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms winter-early spring. Fruits ripen in spring-summer.|
|Recommended Uses:||Shade tree.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.|
|Soil/Substrate:||Humus (organic, upland), Lime rock, Sand|
Fruits are used by birds.
Attracts a variety of insect pollinators.