Bulnesia arborea

Bulnesia arborea - Verawood
Common Name Verawood
Type of Plant Tree

This relative of Gaiacum sanctum (Lignum vitae) this hardwood tree is very strong and has been harvested for such industrial uses as turbines, pulley wheels and railroad ties, historically. It is evergreen and reaches 40 to 50’ with golden yellow flowers. Verawood typically blooms 2 to 4 times during the summer. Its leaves are pinnate and its bark has an auburn hue.

Requirements Requires full sun and will grow in sandy, loamy or clay soils as long as it drains well. It is drought tolerant and remains evergreen.
Country of Origin Colombia, Venezuela
Cold Tolerance 25
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little
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