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Schima superba /Schima


Evergreen foliage with emerging new foliage

Close-up image of foliage on tip of a branch

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Scientific Name: Schima superba
Common Name: Schima
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This shrub is noted for its glossy green foliage and is considered a tropical because it cannot tolerate freezing temperatures.