SCIENTIFIC NAME: Bursera simaruba
COMMON NAME: Gumbo Limbo
UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: Naturally exfoliating bark as the tree matures. Also known as “Tourist Tree” because it mimics the sunburnt skin of a tourist. Native from South Florida to Brazil. Gorgeous copper bark. Can produce ornamental fruit. Gumbo Limbo likes full sun and moderate water and fertilizer. Tropical tree, please keep away from freezing temperatures.
Image above is a sample picture from our nursery stock. We will select the best tree for you to ship. Be aware it is perfectly normal for leaves, flowers or fruit (if applicable) to drop during shipping.