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GUAIACUM OFFICINALE- WOOD OF LIFE- LIGNUM VITAE


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LIGNUM VITAE  - "WOOD OF LIFE"           

                                                             - GUAIACUM OFFICINALE

 

RARE  & HIGHLY ORNAMENTAL

EVERGREEN TREE FROM WEST INDIES.

WOOD IS ONE OF THE HARDEST IN THE WORLD.- IT IS  DENSER THAN WATER. 

USUALLY DEVELOPS TWISTED TRUNK. 

HAS VERY HIGH WIND SALT & DROUGHT TOLERANCE.

ONE OF THE FEW TREES THAT HAVE TRUE BLUE FLOWERS. FLOWERS REMAIN FOR A LONG TIME. STARTING OUT DEEP BLUE, THAN FADING TO LIGHTER SHADES.

GROWTH RATE:  SLOW

MATURE HEIGHT IS AROUND 30 FT

BLOOM COLOR: BLUE

HARDINESS ZONE:  9- 11 EASY TO CARE FOR.

GREAT FOR BONZAI

 

CURRENTLY GROWING IN 1  GAL  SIZE POT. SECOND PICTURE IS OF AVERAGE SIZE TREE FOR SALE

SHIPPED OUT OF POT. ROOTS PACKED MOIST