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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 9A 9B
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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Coastal hammocks, salt flats.|
|Recommended Uses:||Hedge plant. Screen plant.|
|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:||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).|
|Soil/Substrate:||Lime rock, Sand|
Fruit are eaten by birds and mammals. It provides nesting sites and cover. .
Appreciated by a variety of insects as a nectar source.