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Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon, Christmas Berry (Seed)

Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon, Christmas Berry (Seed)

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  • Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon, Christmas Berry (Seed)
    • Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon, Christmas Berry (Seed)
    • Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon, Christmas Berry (Seed)

    Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon, Christmas Berry (Seed)

    U.C. Davis Arboretum All-Star and L.A.'s official native plant! Beautiful red berries attract songbirds in winter. Recommended as privacy screen. Takes pruning well, but flowers only on second year's growth.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameHeteromeles arbutifolia
    Common NameToyon, Christmas Berry
    Plant TypeShrubs
    Height by Width15ft. x 15ft.
    Flower ColorPink, Magenta, Rose, White, Cream
    Flowering MonthsJune, July, August
    Sun ExposureInland-Shade
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonFall/Winter
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Difficult
    Sowing PretreatmentCold stratification
    Seeds Per Packet100

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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