Signature plant

Asked December 5, 2015, 10:21 AM EST

This is the plant that you can carve your initials in and they remain there as long as the leaf

Pasco County Florida trees and shrubs plant identification horticulture

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This is the "Autograph Tree" or "Signature Tree" (Clusia rosea). It is a tropical plant and grows only in the southern tip of the state of Florida in zone 10b-11, the warmer areas of Pasco County is zone 9b the cooler areas 9a. Here is a link to this interesting plant http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/clurosa.pdf