PlantsSwietenia→West Indian Mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: To 75 feet
Plant Spread: 40 feet to 50 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: 5 inch long brown, woody capsules that hang from slender fuzzy stalks, appearing in winter.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-yellow or white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Awards and Recognitions: Other: National Tree of the Dominican Republic
Conservation status: Endangered (EN)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Endangered
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Duplicate entry by plantladylin Apr 29, 2018 12:49 PM 1
Help me find seeds? by crittergarden Aug 5, 2017 7:28 AM 0
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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