Florida Torreya (Torreya taxifolia)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 30 to 40 feet
Plant Spread: 20 to 30 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Malodorous
Needled
Fruit: Showy
Other: 1 1/3" olive-shaped single seeded fruit with purple stripes. Seed is covered by a fleshy aril and matures to a reddish-brown shade.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Miscellaneous: Dioecious
Conservation status: Critically Endangered (CR)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Critically Endangered
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