Xalapensis, commonly know as the Texas madrone or naked indian tree, growing to 7meters tall. This multi-trunked evergreen tree, peeling bark to reveal polished red inner bark, dark green leaves, with a slit red ting. Small white bell-shaped flowers appear in spring, followed by orange turning red fruit. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.
Origin: Central America, Mexico