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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
Tender

11a-11b

USDA zone

4°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Avicennia marina - Outer Harbour
A photo of White Mangrove
A photo of White Mangrove

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

Pioneer

Attractive leaves