Clusia guttifera 4
Clusia guttifera 4

Clusia guttifera
(Small-Leafed Clusia)
USDA Zone: 10B - 11
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Origin: Caribbean Region
Type: Evergreen Tree / Large Shrubs

Typical Height: 15’-25’
(4.5-7.6mts)
Typical Spread: 15’-20’
(4.5-6.0mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: High
Wind Tolerance: Low
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Pink
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: Poisonous
Family: Clusiaceae
Propagation: Seeds; Cuttings
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G STD (2’H x 2’S)
7G STD (4’H x 3’S x 1”Cal)
15G STD (6’H x 4’S x 1.5”Cal)
25G STD (8’H x 5’S x 2”Cal)
25G Bush (6’H x 5’S x Multi.)
45G STD (10’H x 6’S x 2.5”Cal)
45G Bush (8’H x 6’S x Multi.)
FG (8’-10’OA)

Typical planting distance:
20'-30' O.C. Tree
(6.0-9.0mts)
6’-8’ O.C. Hedge
(1.8-2.4mts)

Common Uses: Shade Tree; Perimeter; Park; Buffer; Tall Hedge
Category: Large Shrubs


Notes: Semi- pyramidal; Dense; Easy to trim to any desired shape; Very adaptable for espalier effects but not on hot exposed walls


+ In this Photo:
Clusia guttifera
(Small-Leafed Clusia)


All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
April 2015
Key Biscayne
Florida USA


Sources:
Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners,
landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.blackoliveeastnursery.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1294

http://www.south-florida-plant-guide.com/clusia.html

http://www.farmnetworksllc.com/Pages/Clusiaguttifera.aspx