Sea Grape


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Product images are for reference; the delivered plant will look different depending on the gallon chosen. Height estimates are overall. Ball of Ground price is starting from and depends on height. Ball of Ground heights are estimates; call to know sizes we have available.

Hailing from the sandy shores of the Caribbean, Central America, and South Florida, the Sea Grape Plant is a distinctive coastal shrub or small tree celebrated for its large, round leaves and clusters of fruit that resemble grapes. Often found as a natural dune stabilizer, this hardy plant is synonymous with tropical beach landscapes. The Sea Grape exhibits a moderate growth rate. Depending on conditions and pruning, it can serve as a low-lying shrub or grow into a tree of up to 20-35 feet tall. Flourishing in full sun, the Sea Grape loves the bright coastal light. However, it’s also tolerant of partial shade. As a true beach plant, it’s remarkably drought-tolerant once established. Nonetheless, regular watering during its initial growth phase can help it establish a strong root system. Being native to coastal areas, it’s also salt-tolerant, making it ideal for beachside planting. One of the defining features of the Sea Grape is its large, leathery leaves that can span up to 10 inches across, turning a striking reddish color as they mature. It also produces clusters of fruit, which ripen into a purplish hue and can be made into jellies or wines. While generally pest-resistant, it’s always a good practice to inspect the plant occasionally to ensure it’s free from common pests. Whether serving as a natural privacy barrier, a dune protector, or simply as an ornamental piece in a tropical landscape, the Sea Grape Plant adds both functional and aesthetic value. Its unmistakable leaves and fruits offer a touch of coastal magic, making it a favorite for those seeking to capture the essence of the tropics in their gardens.

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