Black Olive "Shady Lady"

General Information
Common Name Black Olive ‘Shady Lady’
Family Combretaceae
Genus Bucida
Species buceras
Cultivar ‘Shady Lady’
Origin Florida, West Indies, Mexico to Panama
Category Foliage Plant
Common Uses Specimen

Plant in Photo
Container Size 22 in
Plant Height (photo) 14-16 ft
Width 06-08 ft
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General Description
Leaf Color Dark Green
Texture Medium
Flower Color
General Heights Tall

Container Sizes 14 in-36 in
Heights 10 ft-30 ft
Common or Rare Limited
Forms Standard

Care Basics
Water Use Medium
Humidity Requirements Medium
Light Level High Light Required

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 35 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 400 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 500 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Mites,Mealy Bug,Scale
Most Common Disease Problem Leaf spots
Special Requirements or Needs Do not let go dry
Poisonous None