Pokulakalaka (Polyscias racemosa)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: 8 - 30 feet
Leaves: Other: Dry season deciduous. Top leaf surface is smooth while the reverse is covered with golden-yellow hairs.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/4 to 1/2 inch downy, white egg-shaped drupes containing small flat seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Other: May bloom sporadically at other times of the year.
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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