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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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 Clusia lanceolata
Family: Clusiaceae
Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple
Origin: America
small tree 10-20 ftfull sunsemi-shademoderate waterwhite/off-white flowersred/crimson/vinous flowersfragrantattracts butterflies, hummingbirdsinvasiveincuded in CD catalog

Clusia lanceolata, a delightful shrub or small tree eight to ten feet tall, is native to Brazil where it grows in sandy areas adjacent to mangrove areas. Leathery, lanceolate leaves are about three inches long. Showy, waxy flowers, one to two inches across, are white with a dark red center. Small, round fruits open to expose seeds with an orange-red aril. It can be grown in a large container, or planted in full sun to light shade.


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 Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Clusia lanceolata, Porcelain Flower, Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple

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Wonderful shade tolerant bloomer! Gorgeous pink flowers with mauve throats that look almost artificial. The flower stays on the plant for a few days. The shrub has naturally round shape. Blooms from late winter through spring and summer. Perfect container plant or can be gown as a specimen in a small garden. Very rare, hard to propagate.
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Grown in 3 gal pot

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