Black Olive, Bucida Buceras

Chinese Evergreen

FAMILY:
Combretaceae

ORIGIN:
West Indies

DESCRIPTION:
Dense, full tree with horizontal appearance; 4" dark bluish-green oblanceolate leaves; small yellow flowers followed by black, hard seed capsules, and thorns

CULTIVATION:
Water moderately; fertilize monthly; full sun

PROPAGATION:
Layering

COMMENTS:
Does not produce olives

 

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