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Scientific name: Caesalpinia coriaria

  • Plant type | tree
  • Papiamentu | Divi-divi
Divi-divi
Caesalpinia coriaria

IN GENERAL

  • Height in meters | 4.00
  • Grows | medium
  • Flowers are | white
  • Leaves are | green

IN YOUR GARDEN

  • Wind tolerance | moderate
  • Drought tolerance | very high
  • Salt tolerance | high
  • Sun or Shade | sun

REMARKS

Native tree of Curaçao. Small but good shade tree. Needs trimming when growing in your garden under irrigation. Like most drought tolerant plants or trees it will grow fast and wild when watered regularly. Fits very well in dry climate garden. Excellent tree for shading your home against the hot sun.

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