Bishopwood (Bischofia javanica)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 40 to 75 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Fleshy red to black berries not attractive to wildlife and cause litter problem
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Shade Tree
Useful for timber production
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


Discussion Threads about this plant
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Cinnamon Tree? by mellielong Oct 18, 2015 9:03 AM 9
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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