Jacquinia keyensis



wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 4-10 (15) ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color      yellow,orange
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits, aroma, fragrance, hurricane wind resistance, interesting foliage


Recommended Uses: Specimen plant
Considerations: seeds are poisonous
Propagation: Seed. Do not store.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)


wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Dry sites. Coastal strand, coastal grassland, maritime hammock, pine rockland, coastal rock barren, rockland hammock.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

It is listed as threatened by the state of Florida.