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Psychotria ligustrifolia /Bahama Wild Coffee

Psychotria ligustrifolia   / Psychotria ligustrifolia
Has dark green foliage looking somewhat like that of gradenia
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Has dark green foliage looking somewhat like that of gradenia

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Plants generally 3-4 in both height and spread

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Scientific Name: Psychotria ligustrifolia
Common Name: Bahama Wild Coffee
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: A native of southern most Florida. It grows primarily as an understory plant on lime-stone soils in its native habitat. Has dark green foliage, white flowers may be present year round and red berries that are much fed on by birds.