Cupaniopsis anacardioides

Carrotwood Tree
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Plant Type

Tree

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Medium

Mature Height & Spread

35′ x 30′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

High, Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

White, Yellow Green

Bloom Time

Summer

Special Features

Attractive Bark, Drought Resistant, Coastal Conditions

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15, 24″ Box

Natural Growth Habit

Upright

Sunset Garden Zones

16-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

9B-11

Cupaniopsis anacardioides (Carrotwood Tree) is an evergreen tree native to Australia Indonesia and New Guinea. It is slender usually with a single trunk that has dark gray outer bark covering inner bark that is often orange in color. It is called Carrotwood for this reason. The leaves are comprised of leathery shiny yellowish green leaflets. The leaflets are wide with smooth margins and rounded. It produces small white to greenish yellow flowers in branched clusters. The fruits consist of short-stalked segmented capsules up to an inch across that are yellow-orange when they ripen.

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