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Phyllanthus acidus

Classification

Order: Euphorbiales
   Family: Euphorbiaceae
            Genus: Phyllanthus
                        Specie: Phyllanthus acidus

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: 2-ranked ovate leaves; tiny red flowers in spring; greenish yellow edible fruit

Uses: Tropical gardens Shrub borders Tubs

Zones: 11-12

Description: A native of southern Asia, this is a fast-growing tree to 30 ft (9 m) high and 10 ft (3 m) wide. It has 2-ranked, ovate leaves, 3 in (8 cm) long, and bears tiny red flowers along leaf-like branches in spring. The flowers are followed in late summer by abu

Growth Habit: Sparsely branching habit

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