Bulnesia arborea 2
Bulnesia arborea 2

Bulnesia arborea
(Verawood)
(Vera)
USDA Zone: 9A - 11
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Origin: Colombia and Venezuela
Type: Evergreen Tree

Typical Height: 30’-35’
(9.0–10.5mts)
Typical Spread: 16’-20’
(4.8–6.0mts)

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Low
Wind Tolerance: Moderate
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Yellow
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer and Fall
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Propagation: Seeds, Cuttings
Leaf Type: Pinnaely compound
Texture: Fine
Environmental Issues: Week-rootted

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (2-4'OA)
7G (4-6'OA)
15G (6'-8'OA)
25G (8'-12'OA)
45G (12'-14'OA)
60G (14'-16'OA)
FG (10'-16' OA)

Typical planting distance:
15'-20' O.C.
(4.5–6.0mts)

Common Uses: Parks; Shade; Boulevards; Residence; Street Tree; 
Category: Flowering Tree

Notes: A beautiful flowering tree.

+ In this Photo:
Bulnesia arborea
(Verawood)
18' OA Height,
7' CT,  14' Canopy,
6" DBH, 30' O.C.

Dianella tasmanica
(Blueberry Flax Lily)
18" Height

Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea'
(Purple Heart)
8" Height

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
October 2013
Miami
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/woody/Pages/bularb/bularb.shtml

http://www.floridagardener.com/pom/verawood.htm

http://www.rareflora.com/bulnesiaaeb.html