Phytolacca weberbaueri /Peruvian Poleweed, Ombu Tree

Phytolacca weberbaueri  / Phytolacca weberbaueri
Multiple-trunked tree with large basal trunk
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Multiple-trunked tree with large basal trunk

Multiple trunks

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Scientific Name: Phytolacca weberbaueri
Common Name: Peruvian Poleweed, Ombu Tree
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This is a drought-tolerant tree which grows in dry soils in locations not subject to freezing temperatures. Produces an unusually large basal trunk.