Seeds of a purple-skinned, purple-fleshed form, from Mexico, were planted in Florida and the tree has produced fruit of unremarkable quality. Climate. The custard apple tree needs a tropical climate but with cooler winters than those of the west coast of Malaya. It flourishes in the coastal lowlands of Ecuador; is rare above 5,000 ft (1,500 m).
Dicotyledon, byname dicot, any member of the flowering plants, or angiosperms, that has a pair of leaves, or cotyledons, in the embryo of the seed. There are about 175,000 known species of dicots. Most common garden plants, shrubs and trees, and broad-leafed flowering plants such as magnolias, roses, geraniums, and hollyhocks are dicots.
English laurel blooms with spikes of scented white flowers in spring and early summer. The shrub has dense branches and is well-suited for use as a hedge or natural privacy screen. English laurel is hardy in USDA zones 6 through 9, thriving in full to partial sunlight.
A list of all accepted names in Piperaceae is available in CSV format. Statistics. Species of Piperaceae contained within The Plant List belong to 13 plant genera. The Plant List includes 6,933 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Piperaceae. Of these 1,919 are accepted species names.