Nemoca Cimarrona (Ocotea spathulata)


Ocotea Spathulata, or more commonly know as Nemoca Cimarrona, is a tree with dark green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Ocotea. It has a height of 45 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is fall winter and spring and blooms during indeterminate. Ocotea Spathulata or Nemoca Cimarrona's floral region is Puerto Rico.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Ocotea
  • Family: Lauraceae
  • Order: Laurales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree
  • Native Status: PR (N)
  • Active Growth Period: Fall Winter and Spring
  • After Harvest Regrowth Rate: None
  • Allelopath: No
  • Bloat: None
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Flower Conspicuous: Yes
  • Foliage Color: Dark Green
  • Foliage Texture: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Green
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: Yes
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 65
  • Height Mature (feet): 45
  • Leaf Retention: Yes
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
  • Cold Stratification Required: No
  • Fertility Requirement: Medium
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 365
  • Hedge Tolerance: Low
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 320
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 640
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 36
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): 40
  • Bloom Period: Indeterminate
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Year Round
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Year Round
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: Yes
  • Propagated by Bare Root: No
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: No
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: No
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 2000
  • Small Grain: No

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