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Bursera simaruba

Classification

Order: Sapindales
   Family: Burseraceae
            Genus: Bursera
                        Specie: Bursera simaruba

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Red papery bark; greenish-white flowers in summer

Uses: Specimen tree Tropical gardens

Zones: 10-12

Description: Native to the West Indies, Central America and southern Florida, this species makes a tree of up to 60 ft (18 m) tall with papery reddish bark and a rounded crown. It is evergreen or loses its leaves briefly in late winter. The tree usually grows along co

Growth Habit: Upright with rounded crown

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