Colubrina arborescens



wildlife plant   wildlife plant

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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 10-20 ft    Width: 10-15 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,yellow
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color   fruit color      purple,green,black
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Interesting foliage


Recommended Uses: Large tree or small shrub. Buffer planting or specimen tree.
Considerations: Seeds. Can become a weed.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Loam, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)


wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Birds and other small wildlife consume seed.
Native Habitats: Rockland hammocks and understory of pine rocklands.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

Listed as endangered in Florida. Please acquire from appropriate sources.