Horizontal (or Beach) Cocoplum

Chrysobalanus icaco

We choose Beach Cocoplum because of the horizontal growth pattern, extremely hardiness, drought tolerance and edible fruit.

Family: Chrysobalanaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, northern South America and western Africa.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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