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Antiaris toxicaria


Order: Pinales
   Family: Araucariaceae
            Genus: Antiaris
                        Specie: Antiaris toxicaria

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100-150 ft (30-45 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Showy red-purple fruit

Uses: Specimen tree

Zones: 11?12

Description: Deciduous in the rainy-season tropics and almost evergreen elsewhere, this tall tree is found throughout the range of the genus. It can grow to a height of 200?ft (60?m), though 100?150?ft (30?45?m) is more typical. It has slightly toothed leaves up to 8?

Growth Habit: Upright habit

Comments: All parts of this plant are poisonous

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