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Phytolacca dioica

Classification

Order: Caryophyllales
   Family: Phytolaccaceae
            Genus: Phytolacca
                        Specie: Phytolacca dioica

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Moist, moderately fertile, well-drained soil

Features: Long leathery leaves with purple midrib; tiny white flowers; golden berries ripen to black

Uses: Tropical gardens Shade tree Parks

Zones: 10-11

Description: Native to South America, this is a wide-spreading evergreen tree growing up to 50?ft (15?m) tall. One of its most distinguishing features is the way its strong surface roots slowly elevate themselves from the ground, creating a strongly buttressed multi-s

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

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