PlantsCalophyllum→Ballnut (Calophyllum inophyllum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Strongly alkaline (8.5 – 9.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 25 to 65 feet
Plant Spread: 30 to 40 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: 1 to 2 inch, round single-seeded hard shelled drupe, green maturing to yellow, or brownish-red.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Shade Tree
Will Naturalize
Useful for timber production
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


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Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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