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Diospyros Texana

Botanical Name:

Diospyros texana

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Well-drained, limestone loams, clays, and caliche.
Heat Tolerant
yes
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

12-36 ft.

Flower

Flowers 1/2 inch, fragrant

Fruit

Black or dark purple 1 inch across

Benefits
Ornamental

A well-shaped, small tree valued chiefly for its striking trunk and branches.

Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Ericales

Family

Ebenaceae

Genus

Diospyros

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