Citharexylum spinosum grow and care – 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.
Citharexylum spinosum for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow 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? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Invasive Spring, summer, autumn ( and in the tropic can be also in winter) Planting season: Aphids, spider mites Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year 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 Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring When does Citharexylum spinosum bloom? White flowers small and grow on stems in inflorescence General information about the flower Bees Pollination is done by: Edible Fruits Summer Fruit harvest season: Birds Fruits pests or diseases: Eat raw, jams What can be done with big quantities of Citharexylum spinosum fruit? Just peak the fruit from the tree Work requirements on the fruit: 3-5 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Culinary uses Flower colors Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Tropics Climate Harvest Season Ornamental parts Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Deciduous Evergreen Perennial plant Tree Plant Uses Edible plants Medical uses Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 9