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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Size:||Small tree. Can be a shade tree for small yards.|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Recommended Uses:||Small tree in sandhill and other sandy-loam settings.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Short very dry periods ----- to ----- Very 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|
Acorns provide food for selected birds, squirrels, raccoons, and deer.
Importnt food source for some species of moths and butterflies.