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PlantFiles: Green Condalia, Green Snakewood
Condalia viridis

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Family: Rhamnaceae
Genus: Condalia (kon-DAL-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: viridis (VEER-ih-diss) (Info)

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
8.6 to 9.0 (strongly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral htop On Jan 12, 2009, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have not grown this plant. Green Condalia, Green Snakewood (Condalia viridis) is an endemic Texas thorny, rigidly erect shrub. It inhabits South-central Texas from Brewster County to Bexar County, south into Coahuila, Nuevo Len, and San Luis Potos, Mexico. It exhibits a yellow-green cast to new stems and foliage and is typically found in desert scrub on dry limestone slopes.

Regional...

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

De Leon, Texas
New Braunfels, Texas
San Antonio, Texas



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