Torreya taxifolia

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

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Florida Torreya


Plant Specifics

Size:12-36 ft tall by 6-10 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Fruit Color:Blue, purple
Habitats:Slope forest, upland hardwood forest. Rich wooded ravines.


Recommended Uses:Specimen tree.
Light: Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
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:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Loam, Sand



Birds eat seeds.