TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Hura crepitans, Sandbox Tree, Possumwood

Hura crepitans

Sandbox Tree, Possumwood
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Big tree > 20 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersPoisonous or toxicThorny or spiny

It has also been known as the Dynamite tree, so named for the explosive sound of the ripe fruit as it splits into segments.





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