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Brugmansia 'Charles Grimaldi'
Photo Locations: Balboa Park - San Diego, CA, River Banks Botanical Garden - Columbia, SC, Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Flowers and seeds are poisonous if eaten. Large shrubs which can be trained as small trees.
Brugmansia versicolor 'Charles Grimaldi'
Datura versicolor 'Charles Grimaldi'
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 15 - 20 feet.
Width: 10 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Ovate, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Orange or Yellow. Flowers in Summer.
Capsule, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 12, 13 and 16 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 12.
Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Weak.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Poisonous Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Brugmansia 'Charles Grimaldi' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Jul 11, 2020.
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