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SATINLEAF
Chrysophyllum oliviforme

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Photo Locations: Quail Botanical Gardens - Encinitas, CA and Foster Botanical Garden - Honolulu, HI

General Notes

Branches droop but resist breakage. Can grow near coast. Rust colored under-leaf.

Native to Florida and the Bahamas.

Family: Sapotaceae

Tree Characteristics

Oval Shape.

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. Feb 24, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/chrysophyllum-oliviforme >

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