Bixa orellana
LIPSTICK TREE, ACHIOTE
Bixaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
10m
Plant habit
 
5m

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Flowers: pink or white

Flowering Time: late summer to late autumn

Edibility: spice, edible pulp, seeds
 
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Bixa orellana
LIPSTICK TREE, ACHIOTE
Bixaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
10m
Plant habit
 
5m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink or white

Flowering Time: late summer to late autumn

Edibility: spice, edible pulp, seeds


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical designs

Uses: informal screen, street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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