Ternstroemia gymnanthera
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Ternstroemia gymnanthera


  family theaceae 
  genus ternstroemia 

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Genus  Ternstroemia Species  gymnanthera Variety  Cultivar  Common names  ternstroemia Family  THEACEAE Specimen number  S11337 Data source  HtZn p174
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Woody perennial Life span  5 - 20 years Annual cycle  Depends on climate Stature  Shrub Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  20' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to partial shade Water  Moist, well drained Optimal soil texture  Organic Acceptable soil pH  Soil pH 06-07 USDA hardiness  USDA zones 07a-11 AHS heat zones  Heat zones 12-03 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Ternstroemia gymnanthera has attractive berries during the winter. Ternstroemia can survive cold winter nights that go as low as 0� Fahrenheit. This plant needs summer days with high heat. The optimal soil texture for this species is one that is organic. This plant likes full sun to partial shade. It likes moist, well drained soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  yes Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  yes Desirable qualities    Other interest  small red berries in autum turning black Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  fragrant flowers Fragrance parts  Flowers Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Ternstroemia gymnanthera is a woody perennial. Leaves: Ternstroemia has leathery leaves that emerge red and turn green. Flowers: This plant has small flower clusters. Flowers are borne during the month of June.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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