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Carrot Wood Tree Standard


This is an attractive, well-behaved, small to medium size evergreen tree. The dark green leaves are large and compound, made up of 6-10 glossy leaflets. Clusters of small, greenish-yellow flowers bloom in fall and winter with yellow fruits ripening in summer.

Cupaniopsis anacardioides Standard

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit type : Capsule

Fruit season : Summer

Fruit color : Yellow, maturing to brown

Leaf Characteristics

Bark texture : Smooth

Leaf notes : Leaves divided into 6-10 4" leaflets.

Bark color : Grey

Leaf texture : Leathery, shiny

Leaf length : 6"

Leaf shape : Compound; Oblong

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Appear in panicles up to 12" long.

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 20-30 ft.

Average size maturity height : 30-40 ft.

Growth rate : Slow-Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 30 to 35 F (Z10a)

Sunset zone : 16-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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