Maytenus phyllanthoides

Florida Mayten, Mangle Dulce

Family: Celastraceae Staff Tree

Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Green, white, yellow
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, erosion control, foundation, hedge, massing, screen, superior hedge
Height 6' to 12' / 1.80m to 3.60m
Spread 10' to 15' / 3.00m to 4.60m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen
Leaf color Blue, green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America