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Casasia clusiifolia (Sevenyear apple)
Cressler, Alan

Casasia clusiifolia

Casasia clusiifolia (Jacq.) Urb.

Sevenyear Apple

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)

Synonym(s): Genipa clusiifolia, Randia clusiifolia

USDA Symbol: CACL3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Pinnate
Inflorescence: Axillary
Fruit: Black 1-3inch
Size Class: 12-36 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: White flowers with pink tips. Flowers off and on all year.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2) , Acidic (pH<6.8)
Drought Tolerance: High

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Casasia clusiifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Casasia clusiifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Casasia clusiifolia


Record Modified: 2018-11-20
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