Sold in bundles of 5 plugs.
At a Glance: Large orange colored tree with peeling bark and thick waxy leaves
Height: Up to 75ft
Leaves: Large thick leathery and evergreen Fruit: Dark orange-red berries with thick skin, not edible
Flowers: Bell shaped white flowers with sweet smell
Appeal: Provides beautiful colors to your landscape and has a deep taproot which assists with stabilizing slopes
Helpful Tips: Do not overwater. Plant in partially shady area in well-drained soil. Try to plant in the same direction it was planted in the nursery. Be aware that this is a very sensitive plant while it establishes and has low transplanting success. Click HERE to determine your recommended planting density.
Ethnobotany: Used for many medicinal properties and bark was used to create a dye
|Sun/Shade Tolerance||Hydrology||Elevation Range|
full sun > 80%
mostly sunny 60%-80%
partial sun and shade 40%- 60%
mostly shady 60%-80%
full shade > 80%
Nectar for hummingbirds
Nectar for butterflies
Host for insect larvae
Thickets and shelter
Thorny or protective cover
|Attractant for pollinators and birds|
Pojar, Jim, and Andy MacKinnon. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Revised ed. Redmond, Wash.: B.C. Ministry of Forests and Lone Pine Pub., 2004. Print.
“Sound Native Plants.” Sound Native Plants. Web. 31 Oct. 2014. www.soundnativeplants.com.