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Zizyphus spina-chrisi /Syrian Christ Plum

Zizyphus spina-chrisi   / Zizyphus spina-chrisi
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Scientific Name: Zizyphus spina-chrisi
Common Name: Syrian Christ Plum
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This can be considered an evergreen tree in warm climates and deciduous in the colder areas of its range. The summer white wooly flowers are sweet, honey scented and are followed by seeds that ripen in October and November. Leaves are dark green and shiny.