Plant DetailShow Menu

Alangium chinense

Phonetic Spelling
al-LAN-jee-um chi-NEN-see
Description

A slow-growing evergreen tree native to the upland thickets of Africa and tropical Asia.  Plant it in moist well-drained soil in the full sun.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#slow growing#thickets#evergreen tree
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#slow growing#thickets#evergreen tree
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Alangium
    Species:
    chinense
    Family:
    Cornaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Africa and Tropical Asia
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a, 11b, 11a
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Fruits ripen late summer into fall.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No