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A picture of a White Mangrove

White Mangrove

Avicennia marina

Avicennia marina - white mangrove (8697515733) by Ton Rulkens (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Advanced care
Light watering


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of White Mangrove

Some leaves and flowers on an Avicennia marina White Mangrove plant
A close up of some yellow Avicennia marina White Mangrove fruits hanging from a tree
An Avicennia marina White Mangrove plant growing in some water
Avicennia marina 'pencil' roots
Avicennia marina trunk

White Mangrove Overview

Avicennia marina is better known as a White Mangrove. It is a small to medium-size tree species for the Avicenniaceae family. Typically growing between 3-11m tall, it forms a straight trunk with a branching, rounded crown. The bark is coloured pale yellow-green, it is flaky in texture, with raised markings.

Special features of White Mangrove

Wet sites


Attractive leaves