medium, evergreen tree with a dense, rounded crown, with dark green + sandpapery leaves that turn a brilliant orange in fall — brilliant clusters of fragrant white flowers in spring


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\\ anacua (EHAN)

\\ anacua (EHAN)

\\ anacua (EHAN)

plant details



latin name: Ehretia anacua

usda code: EHAN

alternative name(s): Sugarberry Anacua, Anaqua, Anacahuita, Knockaway, Knackaway, Sandpaper tree, Manzanita, Manzanillo, Tlalahuacat


ecotopes class: canopy

ecological condition(s): sunny edge – shady woodland

size range: small – 20-40 ft

habit: tree

leaf retention: evergreen

light requirement: full sun – part-shade

color signature: white flowers followed by red and orange berries


native range