SEAGRAPE

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COMMON NAME
Seagrape
Sea Grape
BOTANICAL NAME
Coccoloba uvifera
HEIGHT 20′
WIDTH 20′
DIOECIOUS
EVERGREEN
LIFESPAN 100+ years
COLD TOLERANCE 33° F
SOIL TYPE Sandy
DROUGHT TOLERANCE High
SALT TOLERANCE Very high
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
Full sun to part shade
FLOWER Spikes of tiny, white
flowers
MONTH OF COLOR
January to August
FRUIT Green unripe, purple-like
ripe. Occurs in drupes as grapes
do. Edible. Starchy and bitter if
unripe. Produces fruit March to
October.
COMMENTS Shrub that is very
tolerant of salt and drought.
Broad, round leaves with thick,
red veins. Needs little care.
Great for Merritt Island of the
beach. Important source of food
for wildlife. Tall Seagrapes help
prevent sea turtles from being
distracted by city and building
lights.
PRICE 3 gallon $13