Coccoloba uvifera 3
Coccoloba uvifera 3

Coccoloba uvifera
(Sea Grape)
USDA Zone: 10B – 11
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Origin: Caribbean Region
Type: Evergreen Tree / Large Shrubs

Typical Height: 25’-30’
(7.6-9.0mts)
Typical Spread: 20’-30’
(6.0-9.0mts)

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

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G - 2’-3’OA /1.5'SP /0.75" CA
7G - 3’-4’OA /2.5'SP /1.25" CA
15G - 4’-6’OA /4'SP /2" CA
25G - 6’-10’OA /5'SP /2.5" CA
45G - 12’-14’OA /6'SP /3" CA
FG - 12’-18’OA

Typical planting distance:
20'-30' O.C. Tree
(6.0-9.0mts)
4’-6’ O.C. Hedge
(1.8-2.4mts)

Common Uses: Shade Tree, Perimeter, Park, Buffer, Hedge, Windbreak, Screen
Category: Medium Tree

Notes: Seagrape is highly tolerant of salt spray and salty soils as well as strong sun and wind, Florida native; Edible fruit;

+ In this Photo:
Coccoloba uvifera
(Sea Grape)
Trunk close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
September 2014
City of Doral
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/st175

http://www.floridata.com/ref/c/cocc_uvi.cfm

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1869/