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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Size:||8-25 ft tall by 5-8 ft wide, clonal.|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms in spring. Fruits ripen in fall and persist into winter.|
|Habitats:||Coastal scrub, coastal dunes, coastal flatwoods, river swamps, scrub, secondary woods, pine-oak-hickory woods.|
|Recommended Uses:||Specimen tree.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|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).|
Fruits are eaten by birds.
Bees pollinate flowers.