Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle)

General Plant Information (Edit)
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)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 20 feet (can reach 80 feet in ideal conditions)
Plant Spread: 20 to 30 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Erosion control
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Is this an Alien specie?? by ssissina Mar 26, 2016 4:29 PM 38
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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