Gum Bumelia
Sideroxylon lanuginosum

Family Sapotaceae
Genus Sideroxylon
Specific Epithet lanuginosum
Arboretum Collection ST
Lifecycle deciduous shrub or small tree
Fall Color yellow
Size to 9 meters
Bloom Time midsummer
Flower white from leaf axils in clusters
Bark gray brown becoming scaly with red inner bark
Leaf Size 8 cm long
Leaf Margin Entire
Leaf Arrangement Alternate
Leaf Type Simple
Description Flowers popular with bees, and birds eat the fruit. Formerly Bumelia lanuginosa.
Cultural Requirements Occurs on dry sandy sites
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Gum bully

Gum bully

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Simple leaf

Simple leaf

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Fruit

Fruit

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