Calyptranthes pallens '~Species'

Spicewood, Pale Lidflower

Family: Myrtaceae Myrtle


Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 10B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring through Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Screen
Height 10' to 15' / 3.00m to 4.60m
Spread 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black, orange, red, yellow
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, fragrant foliage, invasive