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PlantFiles: Mahogany Mistletoe, Narrow-leaf Mistletoe
Phoradendron rubrum

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Family: Santalaceae
Genus: Phoradendron (for-uh-DEN-dron) (Info)
Species: rubrum (ROO-brum) (Info)

Synonym:Phoradendron spathulifolium
Synonym:Viscum rubrum

Category:
Shrubs
Epiphytes
Parasites and Hemiparasites

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Evergreen
Burgundy
Bronze-Green
Smooth-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral MotherNature4 On Sep 26, 2009, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Mahogany Mistletoe is a parasite on branches of various trees in tropical hammocks in the Florida Keys.



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