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Arctostaphylos manzanita 'St. Helena'

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Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos manzanita 'St. Helena'
Common Name: St. Helena Common Manzanita

A nice large evergreen shrub for foundations and informal hedges. Forms thick trunks that can spread wide or be pruned into a small tree form. Very drought-tolerant, hardy and disease resistant.

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 10' H x 10' W
Growth Habit: Upright, tree-like
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?:
Distribution: Selected for the garden by Nevin Smith from Mount St. Helena in Napa Co.
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden by Nevin Smith from Mount St. Helena in Napa Co.

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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