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Aleurites moluccana

Classification

Order: Euphorbiales
   Family: Euphorbiaceae
            Genus: Aleurites
                        Specie: Aleurites moluccana

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Can grow in poor shallow soil

Features: Glossy heart-shaped flowers; clusters of cream flowers in spring

Uses: Seed oil

Zones: 10-12

Description: Best known as a Pacific islands tree, this species occurs also in the Malay Archipelago, New Guinea and northeastern Australia. It is an evergreen forest tree reaching 80 ft (24 m) or more in height and makes extremely rapid growth under good conditions b

Growth Habit: Central trunk with tiered branches

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