Green Button Wood

Plant Details

Family: 

Combretaceae

Common Name: 

Green Button Wood

Scientific Name: 

Conocarpus erectus

Other details: 

This plant is native of Central America and the Caribbean. Green Button Wood is usually a dense multiple-trunked shrub. It is a seaside shrub or tree with highly salt-resistant foliage. It protects the soil during storm surges and helps stabilize dunes. Buttonwood provides food and cover for wildlife.

Plant Care

Bloom color: 

Red
Purple
White 

Sun Exposure:
 No Sun 

Drought Tolerance:

Water

Fertilization recommended for plants in Aruba:

     
Products recommended: Fertilizers:

Palm fertilizer
6-10-8

Urea 

Insect & disease: Biological product
(Prod used by Fantastic Gardens)
OMRI
Conventional product
No pests or diseases have been reported for this plant in Aruba