Seagrape (Coccoloba uvifera)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: up to 26'
Plant Spread: 15-18'
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Shade Tree
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Other info: cleaned seeds must be planted immediately for they can not handle storage
Propagation: Other methods: Layering
Containers: Not suitable for containers


April Plants for Honey BeesApril Plants for Honey Bees
April 3, 2012

April is here and beekeepers will be kept busy trying to keep up with their bees' need for extra room to store the bounty collected from the blossoms they visited. April also marks the start of swarm season, so beekeepers will be keeping an eye out for swarms to catch; or they'll be trying to keep them from swarming by making splits.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Mar 23, 2012 2:54 PM

Good nectar source for honey bees which produces a light colored honey.

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