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Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush)

Dodonaea viscosa
Florida Hopbush, Hopseed Bush, Switch Sorrel, Varnish Leaf, Hopbush, Chapoliztle, Casol, Akeake, Dodonaea cuneata

This Arizona native is a large evergreen shrub with long, narrow, resinous, medium-green leaves. The inconspicuous flowers are followed by interesting papery tan to purple, 3-winged fruit. Plant in full sun to part shade. It requires little care or pruning but will tolerate shearing if desired.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Green, Inconspicuous
Flower Season Late Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast
Height 10' - 15' (ft)
Spread 10' - 15' (ft)
Spacing 15' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Birds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Hedges and Screens, Wall-Side Borders
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Salt
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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