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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 13 +15.6 °C (60 °F) to +21.1 °C (70 °F)
Plant Height: 20 to 65 feet or more.
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Other: Four white petals with many fine, pink tipped stamens.
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Useful for timber production
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: All parts of the tree contain toxic saponins.
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bats
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Common names
  • Sea Poison Tree
  • Fish Poison Tree

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