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Bucida buceras 'Shady Lady' /Shady Lady Black Olive

Bucida buceras 'Shady Lady'   / Bucida buceras 'Shady Lady'
Tree in large mall
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Tree in large mall

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Tree with 20 more more foot spread in shopping mall

Tree witg a 12-15 feet height

A msot attractive mall specimen

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Scientific Name: Bucida buceras 'Shady Lady'
Common Name: Shady Lady Black Olive
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: More compact than the species. Used widely in large areas such as malls and shopping centers as large indoor foliage plant. With proper care, these plants can live for several years in a mall with adequate light and growing space. Cannot tolerate freezing temperatures.