General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: 20 - 40 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Will Naturalize
Useful for timber production
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 3 - 4 weeks
Depth to plant seed: Lightly press into soil.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

Common names
  • Red Embauba
  • Embauba-Vermelha
  • Yarumo
  • Arvore-da-Preguica
  • Pau-de-Lixa

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