SelecTree: Tree Detail
Brugmansia × candida
Photo Locations: Waimea Valley Botanical Gardens - Waimea, HI, Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA, Quail Botanical Gardens - Encinitas, CA and Lotusland - Santa Barbara, CA
A hybrid between Brugmansia aurea × Brugmansia versicolor.
Utility friendly tree.
The datura plant produces large flowers with double petals. Both the flowers and seeds are poisonous. Brugmansia candida has no HPWRA (Hawai'i Pacific Weed Risk Assessment) score.
Has fragrant Flower.
Brugmansia aurea × Brugmansia versicolor.
Additional Common Names
ANGEL'S TRUMPET, DATURA, Double White Angel's Trumpet
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 10 - 15 feet.
Width: 10 - 12 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity 40 to 150 years.
Leaves Cordate, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Summer or Fall.
Capsule, fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 12, 13 and 16 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 12.
Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Salinity Tolerance is Moderate Inland.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium Weak
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Poisonous Health Hazard.
Not Deer Palatable.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Brugmansia × candida Tree Record." 1995-2021. Apr 17, 2021.
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