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Maytenus phyllanthoides

Mangle Dulce

Native to the coasts of Texas and Baja, this large evergreen shrub forms a lush screen with minimal care and effort. Bright green, rounded, leathery, leaves look good all year. The flowers are inconspicuous. This plant is quite tolerant of salty and brackish soils, and sites with poor drainage. Plant in full sun to part shade.