Coccoloba uvifera Sea Grape Seeds RARE White Flower Spike Patio Plant Ornamental
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Coccoloba uvifera Sea Grape On sand dunes and beaches you will find a sprawling shrub with thick branches and sometimes a trunk that is distinct with shiny green, evergreen leaves. A plant called sea grape that is tolerant of the oceans salty mists but when grown away from this
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Coccoloba uvifera Sea Grape On sand dunes and beaches you will find a sprawling shrub with thick branches and sometimes a trunk that is distinct with shiny green, evergreen leaves. A plant called sea grape that is tolerant of the oceans salty mists but when grown away from this constant barrage of sea spray it will grow into a thing of beauty, developing rounded, heart shaped leaves with veins of red coloration and accented by fragrant, white flower spikes followed by small fruits hanging in clusters much like a grape that often attract all kinds of birds. Likes partial shade to full sun, is drought tolerant but will need frequent water until established. Hardy without protection outdoors in zones 10+ otherwise protect this widely adaptable tree that can be used for a wide range of uses including, bonsai, standard specimen as well as the greenhouse. It makes the perfect patio plant. Seagrape makes a fine shade tree in urban areas providing a tropical look near the sea almost anywhere! Fun Facts 1. Sea grape is a tropical plant, native to coastal regions and coastal from Argentina, in the West Indies and the Florida Keys and the east coast of Florida 2. In the West Indies the wood is boiled to yield a red dye3. Grows well outdoors in zones 10 and higher otherwise protect from winter 4. Germination occurs when soil is at least 70 º F In South America the grape-sized fruits are used to make wine or jellies5.Grows well in every soil and is drought tolerant 6. Birds, squirrels and raccoons love eating the berries/seeds 7. Use it as a lawn accent or in groupings 8. This plant is good for urban plantings and can also be grown at the beach 9. Will adapt to container culture ================================================ Some seeds require some experience in growing. We provide germination guidance and recommend that you do some research before ordering if you feel unsure. Growing plants from seed is supposed to be fun. Sometimes it is successful and sometimes not- this is the way it is with gardening. Because we are not there to plant them, we cannot be responsible for germination failure due to improper planting or climate conditions. We will always send you viable seedsWe thank you for your support of rare and naturally grown seeds! We have been in the garden – seed business for over 40 years and were one of the first to sell seeds on the internet many years ago. We will give you quality seed and service. We will be there for you not only today but down the road from now should you need growing help or more seeds. We thank you in advance for your business.Note: all seeds are fresh and viable. We will not and can not be responsible for the germination of any seed since everyone has their own methods of starting, growing and planting them. We will only advise you of what we think works best. See below for more information.