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Forestiera pubescens - Desert Olive (Plant)

Forestiera pubescens - Desert Olive (Plant)

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  • Forestiera pubescens - Desert Olive (Plant)

    Forestiera pubescens - Desert Olive (Plant)

    Highly recommended drought tolerant shrub. Birds love the berries and the small yellow flowers are fragrant. Nice as an informal hedge in hot, dry locations. Looks best with some water. This is a larval host plant for hairstreak butterflies.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameForestiera pubescens
    Common NameDesert Olive
    Plant TypeShrub
    Sun ExposureCoast-Sun, Inland-Sun,
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeSand, fast draining
    Flower ColorYellow, Gold
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May
    Evergreen/DeciduousWinter deciduous/dormant
    Height by Width10ft. x 8ft.
     
    Specialty Features
    • Butterflies/Moths
    • Songbirds
    • Aromatic
    • Pollinators
    • Local Plants

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