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Cerbera floribunda, Cassowary Plum, Cassowary Plum Tree, Grey Milkwood

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Cerbera floribunda

Cassowary Plum, Cassowary Plum Tree, Grey Milkwood
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: Australia, New Guinea
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantPoisonous or toxic

Cerbera floribunda can grow to about 30 meters. At the age of three years, it begins to produce white flowers with red centers, which become the signature fruits. The fruit is egg shaped, large, smooth, and blue.

The plums' sap is poisonous to most animals, including humans, but not to cassowaries.


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Cerbera floribunda, Cassowary Plum, Cassowary Plum Tree, Grey Milkwood

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Cerbera floribunda, Cassowary Plum, Cassowary Plum Tree, Grey Milkwood

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Cerbera floribunda, Cassowary Plum, Cassowary Plum Tree, Grey Milkwood

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Cerbera floribunda, Cassowary Plum, Cassowary Plum Tree, Grey Milkwood

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Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/cerbera_floribunda.htm