Clusia rosea 'Variegata'
VARIEGATED MONKEY APPLE, BALSAM APPLE
Clusiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: second line salt wind
10m
Plant habit
 
8m

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Origins: Caribbean

Other Botanical Names:

Other Common Names: Pitch Apple, Variegated Autograph Tree, Scotch Attorney

 
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Clusia rosea 'Variegata'
VARIEGATED MONKEY APPLE, BALSAM APPLE
Clusiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: second line salt wind
10m
Plant habit
 
8m

FEATURES

Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in pink & white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: dark green; variegated cream & light green

Ornamental Fruit: black , red seeds


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, contemporary & coastal designs

Uses: informal screen, large planter, accents, shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: seed



HAZARDS

Ingestion dangers: fruit poisonous






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