Coccoloba diversifolia 1
Coccoloba diversifolia 1

Coccoloba diversifolia
(Pigeon Plum)
(Dove Plum)
(Uva de Paloma)
(Uvilla)
USDA Zone: 10B - 11
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Origin: South Florida & Caribbean Region
Type: Evergreen Tree

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

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: High
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Spring
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: Medium, High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: None
Family: Polygonaceae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Medium

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G - 2’-3’OA /1.5'SP /0.75" CA
15G - 8’-9’OA /4'SP /2" CA
25G - 9’-10’OA /5'SP /2.5" CA
30G - 10’-12’OA /5.5'SP /2.75" CA
45G - 12’-14’OA /6'SP /3" CA
65G - 14’-16’OA /7'SP /3.5" CA
100G - 16’-18’OA /9'SP /4.5" CA
FG - 12’-16’OA

Typical planting distance:
15'-30' O.C. Tree
(4.5-9.0mts)

Common Uses: Shade Tree, Park, Residences, Medians, Boulevards, Parking lot islands, Buffers, Hedges, Street without Sidewalks.
Category: Medium Tree

Key Words: Attractive bark, Variable leaf shape and size

Notes: No pests or diseases are of major concern. Chewing insects will occasionally riddle the new growth, but control is not usually required.

+ In this Photo:
Coccoloba diversifolia
(Pigeon Plum)
12' OA Height,
4' CT, 6' Canopy,

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
February 2016
Key West
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://lee.ifas.ufl.edu/Hort/GardenPubsAZ/Pigeon_Plum.pdf

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/st174

http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/coccoloba