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COCOPLUM Red Tip Salt Tolerant Tropical Hedge Plant Shrub Bush Edible Fruit Florida Native Starter Size 4 Inch Pot Emeralds TM

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Chrysobalanus icaco Red Tip or Red Tip Cocoplum is a popular tropical, evergreen, salt tolerant shrub that is widely cultivated and naturalized in many tropical locations worldwide.

Best features are attractive, rounded oval, leathery textured green leaves that emerge as bright red to orange bronze.

This plant is native to Florida, tropical South America and Africa and the Caribbean. It is salt tolerant and drought tolerant once well established.

Small, nondescript, greenish white flowers appear in the summer and are followed by a purple to white, fleshy fruit in the fall. The fruit has a unique, somewhat bland, mildly sweet fruit like flavor and was used by Native Americans and early settlers to make jam and jelly, which is can frequently be found in gift and specialty shops. .

  • Model: GG-7YGC-GQ23
  • Shipping Weight: 2.0625lbs
  • 4 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Emerald Goddess Gardens


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