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Green Condalia
Condalia viridis


Green condalia grows in dry limestone slopes in West Texas to the Edwards Plateau and south to Mexico. Its bright green, somewhat oval leaves are 1/6 to 3/4 inches long. Like other Condalia species, the branchlets end in thorns, making it an excellent security barrier and wildlife habitat. The seeds are also a good source of food for birds and mammals. It differs from C. ericoides and C. warnockii by its longer and more ovate leaves.

Plant Habit or Use: large shrub

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: yellow

Blooming Period: summer

Fruit Characteristics: roundish black drupe

Height: 3 to 9 feet

Width: 3 to 9 feet

Plant Character: evergreen

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements:

Soil Requirements: alkaline

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8

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