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\\ soapberry (SASAD)

plant details



latin name: Sapindus saponaria

usda code: SASAD

alternative name(s): Soapberry, Wild china tree, Wild chinaberry, Indian soap plant, Jaboncillo


ecotopes class: understory

ecological condition(s): sunny edgedesert bajadashady woodlandcreeksideprairie pocketescarpment

size range: large – 12+ ft

habit: tree

leaf retention: deciduous

light requirement: full sun – part-sun

color signature: large white clusters of flowers, red to yellow fall foliage

native range