Lonchocarpus punctatus
LILAC TREE, LANCEPOD
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 
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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: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
8m
Plant habit
 
8m

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Origins: Caribbean, South America

Other Botanical Names: Lonchocarpus violaceus

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Lonchocarpus punctatus
LILAC TREE, LANCEPOD
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
8m
Plant habit
 
8m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in purple-mauve

Flowering Time: late summer to late autumn

Ornamental Fruit: pod


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & oriental designs

Uses: shade tree, informal screen

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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