Quillaja saponaria, Soap Bark Tree, Soapbark

Quillaja saponaria

Soap Bark Tree, Soapbark
Family: Quillajaceae
Origin: Chile
USDA Zone: 8-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Broadleaf evergreen tree or shrub (may form multiple trunks), half as wide, pendulous branches (less with age). Bark rough, dark, thick, contains saponins which are lather-producing (soap) chemicals.

Can be grown as a hedge.

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