Simarouba glauca 4
Simarouba glauca 4

Simarouba glauca
(Paradise Tree)
USDA Zone: 10B – 11
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Origin: South Florida & West Indies
Type: Evergreen Tree

Typical Height: 40’ - 50'
(12 - 15mts)
Typical Spread: 25' - 30'
(7.5 - 9mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: High
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Yellow
Flowering Season: Spring
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Simaroubaceae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Pinnately compound
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G - 2'-4'OA / 2'SP /0.75" CA
7G - 4'- 6'OA / 2.5'SP /1.25" CA
15G - 6'- 8'OA / 3.5'SP /2" CA
25G - 8'- 10'OA / 4'SP /2.5" CA
30G - 10'- 11'OA / 4.5'SP /3" CA

Typical planting distance:
15'-30'
(4.6 – 9.0mts)

Common Uses: Shade Tree; Boulevards; Residence; Parks; Avenue tree;
Category: Large Tree

Notes: New foliage is red, no pests or diseases of major concern.

+ In this Photo:
Simarouba glauca
(Paradise Tree)
Leaf close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
June 2016
Miami Beach
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

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://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/st590

http://lakshmitaru.com/

http://regionalconservation.org/beta/nfyn/plantdetail.asp?tx=Simaglau