Zanthoxylum, Toothache Tree

$9.97

Zanthoxylum clava-herculis
Also known as: Pepperwood, Southern Prickly Ash

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Description

Zanthoxylum clava-herculis
Also known as: Pepperwood, Southern Prickly Ash

NEXT CROP AVAILABLE MAY 2019


Hercules Club is a native, spiny, aromatic, rounded crowned, deciduous tree with spreading branches and knobby trunk. The leaves are shiny and once-divided. Clusters of small white flowers are borne at the branch tips. Fruit-bearing plants have small green to reddish fruits in mid- to late summer. The fruits split open to expose shiny black seeds. Is a very showy tree that’s underused in the landscape. The bitter, aromatic bark of the Toothache Tree used as a remedy for toothaches by chewing the bark or foliage numbing the pain, the seeds are eaten by birds. The plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling.


Yearly Foliage: Deciduous


Hardiness Zone: 5-9


Light: Full Sun-Partial Shade


Mature Growth: 20 feet high – 15-20 feet wide


Soil: Average, moist, well drained


Blooms: Summer


Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees, Hummingbirds


Larval Host Plant: Giant Swallowtail butterfly


 

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1 Quart, 1 Gallon, 2 Gallon, 3 Gallon

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