- Shape: Oval or Umbrella
- Foliage: Evergreen Ovate, Glossy Medium Green
- Height: 30 - 50 feet.
- Width: 20 - 30 feet.
- Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring.
- Fruit: Orange or Red Capsule, Very Small (Under 0.25 inches), fruiting in Summer.
- Bark: Dark Brown, Fissured.
- Shading Capacity: Moderate to Dense in Leaf.
- Litter Issue: Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zone: Sunset 8, 9 and 14 – 24, USDA Hardiness 9 - 10
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Pests & Disease Information
- Resistant: Oak Root Fungus.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Medium
- Root Damage Potential: Moderate
- Health Hazard: None Known
- Attracts: Birds
SelecTree. "Maytenus boaria Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 14, 2018.
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