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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 15 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 15 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: Globose to oval capsules, each containing four dark reddish-brown seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous

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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2017-09-15
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2017-09-27
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2017-10-18The base is widening and appears a bit more woody.
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2018-09-22
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2018-09-22
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2019-02-22New growth forming on a 1 year old plant
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2019-07-252 year old plant
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2019-07-252 year old plant
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USA
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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arid area and jade forest type scene mini gardens by adamgreen Jan 19, 2015 4:05 PM 13
a list of the species I have by adamgreen Oct 30, 2017 2:16 PM 20

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