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PlantFiles: Ombu Tree
Phytolacca dioica

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Family: Phytolaccaceae
Genus: Phytolacca (fy-toh-LAK-uh) (Info)
Species: dioica (dy-oh-EE-kuh) (Info)

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Category:
Trees
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MartinDK On Oct 26, 2006, MartinDK from Copenhagen
Denmark (Zone 7b) wrote:

A very fast growing, easy growing caudiciform "evergreen". Develops a large "root ball" with massive, thick roots - repot often! Needs plenty of water in the growing season - some in the winter. Easy to grow from seeds - 100 % germination.



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