General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 10 feet to 30 feet
Plant Spread: 4 feet to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: Less than 1/2 inch fleshy brown oval fruit.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bi-Color: Pink and white; White petals with yellow stamens
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Endangered: Threatened species in Florida.

Common names
  • Florida Tetrazygia
  • West Indian Lilac
  • Florida Clover Ash

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