Central Great Plains, Chihuahuan Deserts, Cross Timbers, Edwards Plateau, Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes, Texas Blackland Prairies, Western Gulf Coastal Plain
Little maintenance required. Prune to raise canopy over walkways if needed. Leaf litter can be left in beds as mulch.
Gum Bumelia is a multi-trunked tall shrub or medium-sized tree to 48 feet tall or more. The flowers are small, fragrant, and bloom in clusters. This is a valuable wildlife resource. Blue to purplish berries ripen in the fall and are eaten by birds and small mammals.