Matchwood (Morototonii) is generally described as
a perennial tree.
native to the U.S. (United States)
has its most active growth period in the
spring and summer and fall .
Matchwood (Morototonii) has
green foliage and
white flowers, with
a smattering of
conspicuous purple fruits or seeds.
The greatest bloom is usually observed in the
with fruit and seed production starting in the
winter and continuing until
not retained year to year.
Matchwood (Morototonii) has a
short life span relative to most other plant species and a
rapid growth rate.
At maturity, the typical
Matchwood (Morototonii) will reach up to
56 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of
Matchwood (Morototonii) is not commonly available from nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by
bare root, container, seed.
It has a
moderate ability to spread through seed production and the seedlings have
Note that cold stratification is
not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below
low tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.
Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA