Torchwood (Amyris elemifera)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 10 feet to 15 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/2 inch round purplish-black seed surrounded by a narrow band of fragrant black pulp.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Tannish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant

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