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Arbutus menziesii

Common Name(s):
Madrone
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Cinnamon, red-brown exfoliating bark; difficult to transplant

Height:
20-50 ft.
Flower:
Greenish-white flowers on 3- to 9-in. panicles in May; .3 in. red fruit that persists into winter
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; well-drained, dryish soil; does not tolerate excess moisture
Texture:
Upright
Form:
Medium
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
2- to 6-in. alternate, simple leaves

NCCES plant id: 1916

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