Chrysophyllum oliviforme 3
Chrysophyllum oliviforme 3

Chrysophyllum oliviforme
(Satin Leaf)
USDA Zone: 10B – 11
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Origin: South Florida & West Indies
Type: Evergreen tree

Typical Height: 30’ - 40’
(9.0 – 12.0mts)
Typical Spread: 20’-25’
(6.0 – 7.6mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Wind Tolerance: Low
Foliage Color: Green & Brown
Flower Color: Yellow
Flowering Season: Fall
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: None
Family: Sapotaceae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Simple
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G - 4'OA / 1.5'SP /0.75" CA
7G - 6'- 8'OA / 2'SP /1.25" CA
15G - 8'- 10'OA / 2.5'SP /2" CA
25G - 10'- 12'OA / 3'SP /2.5" CA
45G - 12'- 14'OA / 4'SP /3" CA
FG - 12’- 16’ OA

Typical planting distance:
(6.0 – 7.6mts)

Common Uses: Shade, Perimeter, Parking Lots, Boulevards, Residence, Edible Fruit
Category: Medium Tree

Notes: Florida native, Leaves glossy on top and bronzy satin below

In this Photo:
Chrysophyllum oliviforme
(Satin Leaf)
Trunk close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
September 2014
Florida USA

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