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Symplocos tinctoria

Common Name(s):
Horsesugar, Horse-sugar
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Lustrous dark green leaves

Height:
15-35 ft.
Flower:
Compact cluster of yellow to cream fluffy flowers in early spring on previous years growth; fragrant; orange to brown fruit
Zones:
7-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist to dry soil; tolerates seasonal flooding and poor soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright to rounded
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade; moist to dry soil
Fruit:
Compact cluster of yellow to cream fluffy flowers in early spring on previous years growth; fragrant; orange to brown fruit
Width:
15-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
3 to 6 in. alternate simple, lustrous dark green leaves; some leaves may remain until spring

NCCES plant id: 563

Symplocos tinctoria Symplocos tinctoria