black titi, spring titi, buckwheat-tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 10-20 ft Width: 10-20 ft
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: black
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Hedge in wet sites, pond borders. Good for a small thicket. Grow as a small tree or large shrub.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Browsed by deer.
Native Habitats: Hydric flatwoods, seep swamps, sloughs, stream banks, bogs, wiregrass savannas.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: