Indian Olive (Nestronia umbellula)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: Infrequent 1/2 inch, oval fleshy greenish-yellow drupe.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Pale yellowish-green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Parasitic shrub that grows on the roots of pines and hardwoods.
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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