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Xylosma, Shiny Xylosma
Scientific Name: Xylosma congestum (Lour.) Merr.
Synonym: Xylosma congesta, Myroxylum senticosum, Xylosma senticosum, Xylosma racemosum
Family: Flacourtiaceae
Xylosma, Shiny Xylosma (Xylosma  congestum) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-24
USDA: 8-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 10°F (-12°C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: China

Growth Habits: Evergreen or deciduous shrub, 8 to 15 feet tall and wide (2.4-4.5 m)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Tip cuttings in spring and early summer

The species name "congestum" comes from the Latine for "congested"… I am sure that you had guessed…

Cultural Practices:
Treat for chlorosis as needed.

Blooming Habits:

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