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Warnock Condalia, Javalina Bush
Condalia warnockii var. warnockii


Warnock condalia is a very thorny, densely-branched, compact shrub with small spatulate leaves. The ends of the branchlets are thorn-tipped, so it provides an impenetrable security barrier and excellent shelter and food source for birds. The mature fruit is a reddish-black and edible drupe, 1/4 inch in diameter. It grows in desert habitats in the Trans-Pecos to the Western Edwards Plateau and south to Mexico. The Trans-Pecos plants are var. warnockii.

Plant Habit or Use: medium shrub

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: yellow

Blooming Period: summer

Fruit Characteristics: reddish-black, round or oval drupe

Height: to 5 feet

Width: to 5 feet

Plant Character: evergreen

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements:

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8

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