Bursera simaruba – Gumbo Limbo

This large deciduous tree is most notable for it’s peeling reddish bark. The small white blooms that appear spring and winter are insignificant. A native to South Florida and the Caribbean it also has a high salt tolerance.

Origin: Tropical America

Height: 82ft

Growth: fast

Flowering: all year

Salt tolerance: high

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