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  Western Soapberry  
Common Name: Western Soapberry
Latin Name: Sapindus drummondii
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Drought, poorly drained sites, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, reliable fall color, showy or fragrant flower, attractive seeds or fruit, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Bright yellow fall color.
Comments: Bright yellow fall color and large, amber berries in fall through winter.
Problems: Sucker growth; fleshy fruits can be messy.
Firewise: Yes
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