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Recline Florida bully
Sideroxylon reclinatum
Sapotaceae


General Landscape Uses:

Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations.
Availability:
Grown by enthusiasts and occasionally by native plant nurseries.
Growth Rate:
Slow.
Range:
Southeastern United States south to Broward County and northern Monroe County on the mainland; replaced in the south by the endemic var. austrofloridense.
Habitats:
Floodplain forests.
Soils:
Moist to wet, moderately well-drained sandy or limestone soils, with or without humus.
Nutritional Requirements:
Moderate; can grow in nutrient poor soils, but needs some organic content to thrive.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
Drought Tolerance:
Low; requires moist to wet soils and is intolerant of long periods of drought.
Light Requirements:
Full sun to light shade.
Flower Color:
White.
Flower Characteristics:
Inconspicuous.
Flowering Season:
Spring.
Fruit:
Black berry.


 


Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton