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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A
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|Size:||25-30 ft tall by 10-20 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Deciduous. Blooms in spring. Red fall color.|
|Habitats:||Steep stream banks and ridges, hammocks, bluffs.|
|Recommended Uses:||Specimen tree. Red to yellow in the fall.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long 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|
Attracts bees and other pollinators.