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PlantFiles: Seven-year apple
Genipa clusiifolia

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Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Genipa (JEN-ni-puh) (Info)
Species: clusiifolia (kloo-si-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive olddude On Jul 3, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL (Zone 11) wrote:

This South Fl and Keys native is a small tree or large shrub that can reach 20. The leaves are glossy green, leathery ranging from 2-6. The flowers are white star shaped sometimes with a hint of pink. Fruit is egg shaped, green turning black and wrinkled ripening in about 1 year. Highly salt tolerant plant.

Regional...

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

Big Pine Key, Florida
Boca Raton, Florida
Key West, Florida
Naples, Florida



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