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PlantFiles: Erythrochiton
Erythrochiton brasiliensis

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Family: Rutaceae (roo-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Erythrochiton
Species: brasiliensis (bra-sill-ee-EN-sis) (Info)

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive SierraTigerLily On Oct 11, 2012, SierraTigerLily from Boca Raton, FL (Zone 10b) wrote:

Metallic tinge to leaves is a show stopper, over-sized orange blossom flowers with faint scent. Pink sepals add interest. Bare stem similar to Ti plants. Enjoys bright reflected light but shady location to keep leaves looking reflective. Seeds are easy to propagate.

Regional...

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

Boca Raton, Florida



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