Small, 0.5" berry with dark red to blackish colored flesh.
Seeds are not available for the Spanish Stopper. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in August 2015.
Small or medium sized bush or tree to 15-20ft. The Spanish Stopper is also a good candidate for bonsai.
Moderately hardy, can survive short frosts and freezes.
Trees are not very particular about soils. Water fairly regularly. Easily trained into a short hedge or bush. Grows well in shade, part-shade, and is very drought tolerant.
Fleshy fruit, usually eaten fresh. The tree is most commonly used as a street tree, or is trained into a hedge. Attracts birds.
Native to southern Florida, the Caribbean, southern Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala.