Bay Cedar (Suriana maritima)
Considered a front line tree, the Bay Cedar is tolerant of extreme exposure to salt spray.
Can be used in an above ground planter or container, as a hedge, or screen
A tree native to Florida, the Bay Cedar is the perfect plant for coastal towns. It likes dry sandy soils, has a high wind tolerance, and loves full sun
The leaves have been used in the Caribbean to make a medicinal tea to treat intestinal disorders, fevers, and for cleansing sores
Its tiny green leaves covered with soft dense hairs give it an almost silvery appearance, adding nice texture to your landscape.
When in bloom, the Bay Cedar has tiny yellow flowers bunched near the branch tips.
The Bay Cedar is known to attract butterflies, making it a great addition to your butterfly garden