Bucida spinosa '~Species'

Spiny Black Olive

Family: Combretaceae Combretum


Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 10B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Spring and Summer
Water needs Dry
Landscape uses Border, specimen
Height 15' to 25' / 4.60m to 7.60m
Spread 15' to 25' / 4.60m to 7.60m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval, upright or erect