SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Quail Botanical Gardens - Encinitas, CA and Foster Botanical Garden - Honolulu, HI
Branches droop but resist breakage. Can grow near coast. Rust colored under-leaf.
Native to Florida and the Bahamas.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 35 - 45 feet.
Width: 18 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.
Leaves Ovate, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. White or Creamy Yellow. Flowers in Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer.
Purple Drupe, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Winter Edible.
Bark Gray to Brown, Blocky or Ridged.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Caterpillars and Gall Mites.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Screen, Street Tree or Shade Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Chrysophyllum oliviforme Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 21, 2018.
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