The Q&A Archives: Identify A Specific Shrub (silver Buttonwood) All Info About Same

Question: We are unable to find information a bout Silver Buttonwood, which looks like a shrub. Lite colored leaves None of the nurseries we have asked cannot give us any Info. Care size it will grow sun or shade etc....

Answer: Here's the information on Silver Buttonwood:
Genus : Conocarpus
Species : erectus var. sericeus
Common Name : silver buttonwood

Hardiness Zone(s) Preferred: 9, 10, 11
Plant Origin : Native to North America
Plant Group(s): Tree
Planting Use(s) Recommended: Specimen Plant, Street Tree, Screen, Patio Tree, Hedge

Light Exposure(s) Preferred: Full Sun, Part Sun/shade
Soil Type(s) Preferred: Sandy, Well-Drained, Wet, Alkaline, Drought/Dry, Clay, Tolerates Acid
Salt Tolerance: High

Height : 15 - 25 Feet
Spread : 15 - 25 Feet
Shape(s): Vase
Growth Rate(s): Medium

Flower Color(s): Green
Flower Characteristics: Insignificant flowers, Spring flowers
Fruit Color(s): Brown, Red
Fruit Characteristics: Showy fruit, Persistent fruit

Leaf Characteristics: Evergreen
Leaf Texture: Fine
Leaf Color(s): Silver/Gray, Blue-tinted, Green

Bark/Limb Characteristics: Showy bark, Has no thorns, Resists breakage

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