Heterosavia bahamensis

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10B 11 

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Also known as Savia bahamensis

Plant Specifics

Size:8-12 ft tall by 8-12 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White,green
Habitats:Tropical rockland hammock, pine rockland, coastal berm. In disturbed areas.


Recommended Uses:Specimen shrub. Border plant or low screen plant.
Light: Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- 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:Clay, Loam, Lime rock, Sand



Attracts pollinators.