SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Disneyland - Anaheim, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA and Balboa Park - San Diego, CA
Branches droop but resist breakage. Grows well in sandy soil. Fruits are used to make wine.
Native to Southern Asia to Australia and Polynesia.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Additional Common Names
TOOG TREE, BISCHOFIA, JAVANESE BISHOPWOOD, BISHOPWOOD
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 35 - 50 feet.
Width: 25 - 35 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Compound, Dark Green or Bronze, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Green. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Persistent, Red or Black Berry, Very Small (Under 0.25 inches).
Bark Red Brown or Gray, Smooth or Fibrous.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 23 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Wet but Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Scales, Root Rot and Sooty Mold.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as High.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Bischofia javanica Tree Record." 1995-2019. Dec 15, 2019.
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