PlantsBarringtonia→Freshwater Mangrove (Barringtonia acutangula)

Common names:
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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: Wet
Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 15-25 feet (5-8 m)
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Briefly deciduous during drought conditions.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Medicinal Herb
Useful for timber production
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Bees

photo credit: Bernard DUPONT

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Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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