Tough Bumelia

Sideroxylon tenax

Family: Sapotaceae

Native Range: Coastal U.S into Central and South Florida

Description: Evergreen shrub to 12 ft.

Flowering season: Spring Flower; Berries in the fall

Exposure: Full Sun

Moisture: Average to Dry

Highly Salt Tolerant

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8-10

Fragrant Flower attracts many pollinators; Birds eat the berries