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Inkwood Tree (Exothea paniculata)

Inkwood Tree

Description: Medium to slow-growing tree, slender dense crown with glossy leaves and tiny fragrant blooms in spring and early summer. Produces red berries that ripen to deep purple. Native.

Size: Medium to large (typically 30 feet in height)

Location: Plant at least 20 feet from power lines and 16-22 feet from your house. Full sun to part shade.

Salt tolerance: None

Watering: Water during planting and for one year thereafter. May need to water during fruiting if under drought conditions.

Fertilization: Do not fertilize until 6 months after planting. Call 305-248-3311 ext.228 for fertilizing information specific to your tree.

Pruning: Wait one year to prune. If staked, remove after 6 months.

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