Bruguiera gymnorhiza
BLACK MANGROVE, ORANGE MANGROVE
Rhizophoraceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: high soil salinity
15m
Plant habit
 
10m

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Origins: Australia, NSW, QLD, NT, Tropical Africa, Southern Africa, India-Subcontinent, Japan, Tropical Asia, Pacific Islands

Other Botanical Names: Bruguiera capensis, B. conjugata, B. rhedii, B. rheedii, B. rumphii, B. wightii, B. zippelii, Rhizophora australis, R. conjugata, R. gymnorhiza, R. palun, R. tinctoria

Other Common Names: Crimson Flowered Mangrove, Oriental Mangrove, Burmese Mangrove

 
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Bruguiera gymnorhiza
BLACK MANGROVE, ORANGE MANGROVE
Rhizophoraceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: high soil salinity
15m
Plant habit
 
10m

FEATURES

Flowers: red & cream

Flowering Time: early spring to late summer, late winter

Leaves: glossy; dark green

Ornamental Fruit: large capsule


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, oriental & coastal designs

Uses: informal screen

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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