Maytenus phyllanthoides, Mangle Dulce

Category: Shrubs
Family: Celastraceae
Origin: Texas, Mexico
Evergreen: yes
Flower Color: white
Bloom Time: spring
Height: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Exposure: sun
Irrigation: low
Cold Hardiness: 10 F
Description: This tree is native to coastal regions of Texas and Mexico on both coasts, though much smaller along the Texas coast. It's very drought tolerant.