Red Mangroves -Rhizophora mangle
Salt tolerant tree that reaches max 65 ft. Used for coastal shoreline plantings. Recognized by its large spider-like prop roots and close proximity to water from other species. Habitats include inland waters such as bays, brackish shorelines, canals, and tidal swamps. Found Zones 9+. Significant wildlife habitat. Wave and wind break. Used extensively for soil stabilization in tropics worldwide. Most popular of mangrove family.
Zones 9+ * Flood/Wind/Salt/Sun Tolerance * Coastal Shores * Soil Stabilization * Wildlife Habitat