Cordia globosa

  • Swietenia mahogani, Boca Raton, November 23, 2013.

    Plants and transplants

    By / November 24, 2013

    The week before Thanksgiving 2013 was a busy one at the homestead. First, I found out that the “shrub” I transplanted from the old house and put right up next to the new house, counting on a nice upright slender shrub was in fact a West Indies mahogany tree that would have a crown width… Read more

  • cordia_single_bloom

    New backyard planting: Cordia globosa

    By / July 29, 2011

    I’ve mentioned this plant a few times, but I don’t think I’ve ever really written up this interesting little shrub, Cordia globosa; the common name is bloodberry. It has many virtues to recommend it: it’s easy to grow, easy to maintain, and attractive to a wide variety of ┬ánectaring insects and berry-hungry birds. The flowers… Read more

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