Devil tree
Alstonia scholaris

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Alstonia (al-STON-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: scholaris

Category:

Trees

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Green

Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Smooth-Textured

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

,

Grenoble,

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.