A small white-berried shrub native to the pinelands of Florida and the Caribbean.
Small shrub, generally not exceeding 10ft. Some plants may have a few spines. Growth habit is bushy. Flowers are small, white, followed by white berry-like fruits.
Hardy to 20-25F.
A fairly tough shrub, it grows well in full sun and in most soils. It is marginally salt tolerant. Will do better in humid climates.
Used as an attractive and durable landscape shrub. The flowers and fruit are quite pretty and very popular with birds.
Native from coastal Florida, through the West Indies and into parts of Central and South America.
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