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Psychotria nervosa, Psychotria ligustrifolia, Psychotria lanceolata, Psychotria nervosa var. lanceolata, Psychotria portoricensis, Psychotria undata, Wild Coffee, Bahama Coffee, Seminole Balsamo

Psychotria nervosa, Psychotria ligustrifolia, Psychotria lanceolata, Psychotria nervosa var. lanceolata, Psychotria portoricensis, Psychotria undata

Wild Coffee, Bahama Coffee, Seminole Balsamo
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Caribbean
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

A very showy ornamental shrub with glossy leaves and bright berries. Somewhat drought-tolerant, takes both sun and shade. Very easy to grow. Florida native kin to chacruna. Shiny leaves markedly veined, white flowers and red fruit. Zone 10. Great container plant. Once used as a coffee substitute.


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