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Heteromeles arbutifolia


Toyon, California Holly, ChristmasBerry

Heteromeles arbutifolia - Cuyamaca College - Flower Cluster 6-17-02 038 .jpg (268260 bytes) Heteromeles arbutifolia - Cuyamaca College - 6-17-02 040 Heteromeles arbutifolia - Fruit - 02-01-01 Heteromeles arbutifolia
Family: Rosaceae, Rose
Plant Type:
[ X ] Tree [ X ] Shrub [ ] Vine
Average Maximum Height:
Large : [ ] Tree over 75 ft.
[ X ] Shrub over 10 ft.
Medium : [ X ] Tree 25 - 75 ft. to 30'

[ ] Shrub 4 - 10 ft.
Small : [ ] Tree under 25 ft.
[ ] Shrub under 4 ft.
Spread:
[ X ] Wide : Wider than it is tall
[ X ] Medium : From 1/2 height to equal the height

[ ] Narrow : Less than 1/2 the height
Heteromeles arbutifolia -Fruit
Foliage: [ ] Deciduous to [ ] Semi-deciduous [ X ] Evergreen

Exposure:
[ X ] Full Sun [ ] Partial Shade [ ] Full Shade

Ornamental Flowers:
[ X ] Yes [ ] No

Flower Color: (If yes on #8 above)
[ ] Red, Rose, Pink [ ] Yellow, Orange
[ X ] White, Cream
[ ] Blue, Lavender, Violet [ ] Other

Primary Time of Bloom (If yes on #8 above)
[ ] Winter [ ] Spring
[ X ] Summer [ ] Fall

Ornamental Fruit: [ X ] Yes IN WINTER [ ] No

Cold Hardy: [ ] 30 deg. F [ ] 20 deg. F [ X ] 10 deg. F
[ ] 0 deg. F [ ] Below 0 deg. F

Drought Tolerance:
[ X ] Very - Class 1 [ ] Somewhat - Class 2
[ ] Average - Class 3 [ ] Poor Tolerance - Class 4

Comments: [ ] Fall foliage Color [ ] Coastal Tolerance [ ] Edible Fruit [ ] Poisonous
[ ] Other

Additional Notes:

Last Updated: 10/21/2014

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Leah Rottke
Program Coordinator
Email: leah.rottke@gcccd.edu
Phone: 619-660-4261

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