Strawberry Snowball
Dombeya cacuminum

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dombeya (DOM-bee-yuh) (Info)
Species: cacuminum

Category:

Trees

Height:

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

30-40 ft. (9-12 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:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

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

Regional

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

Encinitas, California

Homestead, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 5, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Large attractive Madagascan tree with bright, deep pink flowers in globe clusters in winter. Hardy to 28F. Flowers look good even after falling to the ground so makes a great looking litter in winter. Relatively fast growing.