Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. crustacea

Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. crustacea

brittle-leaf manzanita


  • Evergreen shrub growing 3 to 9 feet tall
  • Requires good drainage, sun and dry conditions
  • Smooth red bark
  • Resprouts from burl after fire
  • Often found growing with non-burl forming manzanitas
  • Found in Bay Hills also reported in Diablo sections

To give as many people as possible a chance to buy a few of these sought-after plants, we are imposing a limit of 3 manzanitas (total) and 1 hummingbird sage per customer. 

This product is currently out of stock and unavailable.


Bay Hills, Briones, Chabot RP, El Sobrante, Huckleberry RP


1 gallon, 2 gallon

bloom season Apr
features Bark
pollinators Bees
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
dormancy Evergreen
bloom season Feb
sun Full Sun
pollinators Hummingbirds
bloom season Jan
water Low
bloom season Mar
habitat Mixed evergreens
growth habit Multi Stemmed
sun Part Shade
flower color Pink
water Very low
soil Well-drained

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