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PlantFiles: Xylosma
Xylosma congesta

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Family: Flacourtiaceae
Genus: Xylosma (ZY-lohs-ma) (Info)
Species: congesta (kon-JES-tuh) (Info)

Synonym:Xylosma japonica

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Category:
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Green
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral hellnzn11 On Apr 20, 2010, hellnzn11 from Rosamond, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

I want to say I love the shrub, however it takes forever to get the darn thing to grow to a sizable shrub so you can make a clipped hedge. They are quite picturesque when sheared into any shape. I recommend getting a larger plant or growing old waiting for it to be large enough.

Regional...

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

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Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
, California
Kingsburg, California
Long Beach, California
Rosamond, California
San Jose, California
Upland, California
Gainesville, Florida
Garden Ridge, Texas



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