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Ehretia anacua (Anacua)

Anacua

Ehretia anacua

South Texas native that is evergreen south of San Antonio due to the light winters, but semi-evergreen anywhere else. It is also called the Sandpaper Tree due to the rough texture of the leaves. 


Ideal flowering tree for alkaline areas, however it will tolerate acidic soils. Desired for its showy and fragrant start shaped flowers that appear in the spring throughout summer. It develops clusters of orange fruits in July that attract wildlife in the fall. 


Anacua naturally develops several trunks, often forming a twisted gnarling shape as it ages. Relatively pest and disease free. 

Texas Native
Blooming Tree

Flower Color:

White

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Height

50- Feet

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Spread

30- Feet

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Interesting Notes


USDA Hardiness Zone 8a

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Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Tolerance
High
Exposure
Full Sun to Part Shade
Habit
Semi Evergreen
Water Needs
Low