Maytenus phyllanthoides (Mangle Dulce)


Native to the coasts of Texas and Baja California, this large evergreen shrub forms a lush screen with minimal care and effort. Bright green, rounded, leathery, leaves look good all year. The flowers are inconspicuous. This plant is quite tolerant of salty and brackish soils, and sites with poor drainage. Plant in full sun to part shade.

This plant is not currently in production, but the page is preserved for informational purposes.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Shrub
Size (H x W): 12ft x 15ft
Flower Color: Green
Hardiness: Zone 8: 10˚F

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