Parasol Leaf Tree (Macaranga tanarius)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 15 - 35 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: Prickly, 3-celled yellow capsules, each cell containing a single seed.
Fruiting Time: Late winter and early spring
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Greenish-yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Shade Tree
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 1 - 3 months
Miscellaneous: Dioecious


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