Buckwheat Tree

Buckwheat Tree

Buckwheat Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Cliftonia monophylla
Hardiness Zones:   8 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist to wet, sandy soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Crooked, multistemmed tree
Height:   30'
Weight:   -
Leaf:   2" leathery green leaves
Flower/Fruit:   White fragrant flowers in spring; buckwheat shaped fruit
Comments:    Colonizes; honey plant for bees
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --