Buttonwood (Green)

Optimal Light: Full sun
Light Range: Full sun to part shade
Soil Moisture: Low
Native: Yes
Drought Tolerance: High
Perennial: N/A
Growth Rate: Medium
Mature Height: 5 – 50 ft.
Mature Spread: 15 – 20 ft.
Soil Texture: Any
Soil pH: Slightly acidic,
Slightly alkaline, Alkaline
Salt Tolerance: High
Hardiness Zone: 10b-11

Buttonwood, Conocarpus erectus

Used as a hedge or a single trunk accent tree. Can tolerate wet feet. The other popular variety is Silver Buttonwood which has silver leaves. Freezes at about 28°.

Island Home Service Sanibel Island

Jürgen Schreyer
Island Home Service

P.O. Box 1050
Sanibel, FL 33957

P: (239) 472-5247