Metopium toxiferum

Poisonwood, Hog Gum, Florida Poisontree, Black Poisonwood, Coral Sumac

Family: Anacardiaceae Cashew

Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Year 'round
Water needs Moist
Height 25' to 35' / 7.60m to 10.60m
Spread 20' to 30' / 6.00m to 9.20m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Orange
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, native to North America, invasive