Clusia rosea 2
Clusia rosea 2

Clusia rosea
(Pitch Apple)
(Autograph Tree)
(Florida Clusia)
USDA Zone: 10B - 11
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Origin: Caribbean Region, North America
Type: Evergreen Tree

Typical Height: 25’-30’
Typical Spread: 15’-25’

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: High
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: White, Pink
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: Poisonous
Family: Clusiaceae
Propagation: Seeds, Cuttings
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Coarse

Typical sizes at the nursery:
15G (4’-8’)/ 4'SP /2" CA
25G (8’-10’)/ 5'SP /2.5" CA
45G (10’-12’)/ 5.5'SP /3" CA
FG (8’-14’ OA)

Typical planting distance:
20'-30' O.C.

Common Uses: Shade Tree, Flowering Tree, Park, Residence, Moon Garden, Espalier hedge, Parking lot island
Category: Medium Tree

Notes: Florida native,  Leaves can be written on with a fingernail.

+ In this Photo:
Clusia rosea
(Pitch Apple)
Trunk close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
February 2015
Miami Beach
Florida USA

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