Silver Buttonwood is a native tree to Florida that has extremely attractive silver foliage for a nice exotic look that can be distinct from anywhere. These trees are drought and salt tolerant and grow quickly compared to other shrubs or hedges. If you are looking for a different kind of tree, one with a special type of leaf the silver buttonwood has a silver leaf, which is both exotic and attractive. Many who are looking for native hedges love the Silver buttonwood hedge for its versatility, incredible coverage and its distinct look. Silver Buttonwoods can be seen all over south florida in tree form or standard and also can be found as hedges. As a hedge the Silver leaf of the Silver buttonwood is very nice and upscale looking. Silver buttonwoods fill up nicely from top to bottom and create a nice fence and privacy hedge while looking clean. Silver Buttonwood hedges can be found all across south florida yards as they are native and love the south florida soil, they are easy to maintain and they provide great coverage. The (conocarpus erectus sericeous) or Silver buttonwood is a native plant to Florida and grows wild in the mangroves and in our everglades. Used most often in city landscaping because of its drought tolerance and gorgeous natural silver leaf looks. Silver Buttonwood is a fast growing tree that will become a full sized tree in a short period of time in standard form hence why they are popularly used in new developments and constructions. As a hedge they are also fast growing but slower growing than the green buttonwood. The Silver buttonwood privacy hedges come in different sized, we at farm networks have it in 3 gallon Silver buttonwood, 7 gallon Silver buttonwood, 15 gallon Silver button wood and 25 gallon Silver buttonwood. The Silver buttonwood hedges should be planted a foot apart for the 3G, 2 feet apart for the 7G, 3 feet apart for the 15G and 4 feet apart for the 25G. Silver buttonwood is a very popular plant that can be found all across south florida hedges from coral gables, to the palm beaches.