Arctostaphylos manzanita subsp. laevigata

Arctostaphylos manzanita subsp. laevigata

Contra Costa manzanita



  • Evergreen shrub to small tree 6 to over 20 feet tall
  • Found on rocky slopes in chaparral
  • Requires good drainage, sun and dry conditions
  • Does not form burls
  • propagates from seed after fire
  • Endemic to Diablo section

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. 


Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo east, Mt. Diablo north, Mt. Diablo south


1 gallon, 2 gallon

bloom season Apr
pollinators Bees
pollinators Butterflies
dormancy Evergreen
bloom season Feb
features Fruits
sun Full Sun
soil Good
pollinators Hummingbirds
water Low
bloom season Mar
bloom season May
habitat Mixed evergreens
soil Moderate
growth habit Multi Stemmed
sun Part Shade
flower color White

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