Madrone (Arbutus menziesii): Bundle of 5 Plugs


Sold in bundles of 5 plugs.

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Sold in bundles of 5 plugs.

At a Glance: Medium sized tree with rust colored 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
partial sun and shade 40%- 60%
low elevation
mid elevation
Wildlife Value
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.