Citharexylum spinosum growing tree of the genus Citharexylum also known as Florida fiddlewood, Citharexylum spinosum perennial evergreen to semi deciduous used as edible and mostly for ornamental or medicinal plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, desert, temperate or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves color green, when younger red or yellow in elliptic to ovate shape.
Flower color white, the flowers small and grow on stems in inflorescence.
Citharexylum spinosum fruits
Fruit edible, color red to black the fruit small bitter sweet.
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Requirements for Citharexylum spinosum growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Tuber / Bulb/ Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn ( and in the tropic can be also in winter)
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites
How to prune:
Just for desgin
Size of the plant?
6-12 m, 20-40 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Citharexylum spinosum bloom?
General information about the flower
White flowers small and grow on stems in inflorescence
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Citharexylum spinosum fruit?
Eat raw, jams
Work requirements on the fruit:
Just peak the fruit from the tree
How long does it take to bear fruit?