HARDINESS: Zones 4-9
MATURE HEIGHT AND SPREAD: 25' x 15'
CLASSIFICATION: Large shrub or small flowering tree
LANDSCAPE USE: Small specimen tree, good as an understory tree
CHARACTERISTICS: Showy white flowers appear on this Florida native plant
before the narrow dark green new leaves in the spring, spreading a sweet
fragrance. The black fleshy drupes(fruit) are wildlife attractors. Half
or full sun gives the best growth of this drought tolerant and cold-hardy
Photo: Stephen G.
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