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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
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Also known as Calyptranthes zuzygium
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Rockland hammock, coastal berm.|
|Recommended Uses:||Smaller specimen tree, hedge plant, or small street tree.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|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), Loam, Sand|
Birds consume fruit.