Citharexylum spinosum
FIDDLEWOOD, SPINY FIDDLEWOOD
Verbenaceae

 
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Plant type: semi-deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
12m
Plant habit
 
6m

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Origins: USA, Caribbean, South America

Other Botanical Names: Citharexylum quadrangulare

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Citharexylum spinosum
FIDDLEWOOD, SPINY FIDDLEWOOD
Verbenaceae

 

  Plant type: semi-deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
12m
Plant habit
 
6m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early autumn to late autumn

Leaves: mid green; turning bronze-orange in winter

Bark & Stems: spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean & oriental designs

Uses: informal screen, street tree, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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