Black Mangrove (Avicennia germinans)

Botanical names:
Avicennia germinans Accepted
Avicennia nitida Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 40 feet to 50 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
credit: Andrew Tappert

Honey Bees in the Garden:  JuneHoney Bees in the Garden: June
June 1, 2011

June brings the end of school, Father's Day and summer. Summer brings hot weather and plants may need extra water. Honey bees will also need extra water to keep the hive cool.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 23, 2012 5:33 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant which produces a white honey that granulates quickly.

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