Heteromeles arbutifolia | Toyon

This is a handsome tall-growing shrub or small tree highly useful as a background or screen. Dark green leaves have serrated edges. Hollylike berries follow the summer flowers in fall, remaining on the plant into winter. Canopy coverage: 177 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 15F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 15 feet high

Width: 15 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: birds, butterflies