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Forestiera acuminata

Swamp Privet

Swamp Privet is a large deciduous shrub or small tree with small lance shaped opposite leaves.  Yellowish small flowers are borne in the leaf axils in early spring.  Male and female flowers are on separate plants.  Female plants bear black football-shaped fleshy fruits in fall.  This plant is native to river swamps and flood-prone low grounds from South Carolina to Texas. 

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Height
30-30 feet

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Spread
20-25 feet

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USDA Hardiness Zone 7-9

Characteristics & Attributes

Soil Properties
Wet
Sun Requirements
Full Sun or Part Shade