Sweetleaf (Symplocos tinctoria)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 25 feet to 35 feet
Plant Spread: 15 feet to 20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Cream to Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Flowering Tree
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile

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