Cocoplum hedges or plants can be found all over south florida, and are one of the most common hedges native here to south florida. Very popular for its edible fruit, cocoplum hedges produce a small fruit that is edible to both animals and humans, known for its most famous species, “red tip” cocoplum is the most common cocoplum style or species and the one used for hedging. New growth is shown at the tip of the cocoplums quarter sized leaves by a red tip on top of the leaf that way earning the name of red tip cocoplum. Cocoplum is very famous for hedging and can grow 10 feet plus properly trimmed and maintained for, maintenance is fairly easy, as cocoplum plants love our soil and weather. Installation is also simple, just open a hole as big as the pots and place inside and recover with dirt. The suggested installation spacing is 2 feet for the 7 Gallon cocoplum, 3 feet for the 15 gallon cocoplum. On the smaller pots in 3 gallon the recommended spacing is a foot apart. Cocoplum is very durable as it does not catch white fly and it does not attract any insects or pests.