Ant Tree, Triplaris Americana - Plant
Description for Ant Tree, Triplaris Americana
This tree grows 8-10m high with a straight, smooth, grey trunk with pyramidal crown. Leaves are bright green and smooth, or brownish-velvety beneath along the midrib and veins. Small male and female flowers on separate trees in large clusters, along densely greyish-yellow, light brown hairy axes. Female flowers are red.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Ant Tree, long John, long Jack, triplaris, tangarana||Ivory, Gray||Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Late Winter||Up to 3 meters||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
|Full sun||Acidic neutral loam soil||Average Water||Hot temperatures and high humidity||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Ant Tree
Typical uses of Ant Tree
Ornamental use: Feature Plant, Shade Trees, Street Trees, Tropical.
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Very small but looking cute
Very much happy with the product and service.
This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements