Common Name: Green Buttonwood,
Scientific Name: Conocarpus erectus
Plant Family: Combretaceae
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Water Demand: Moderate-High
The Green Buttonwood tree is perfect for all properties, including coastal landscapes. Its high salt and drought tolerances provide a great screen for privacy as it can grow to heights of 15 feet is not pruned. The Green Buttonwood ages very nicely with the bark of the tree contorting and twisting with age. It can also be trimmed and shaped easily to create the ideal hedge height one may require.