Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: To 70 ft
Fruit Color: brown
Recommended Uses: Shade tree for moist sites. Forest tree.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Birds, squirrels and other animals eat the seeds.
Native Habitats: Moist-wet sites. Hydric to mesic seep slopes, fringes of cypress and mixed hardwood swamps, wet flatwoods, mesic flatwoods.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: