Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor

Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor

golden chinquapin



  • Slow growing large shrub or small tree 6 to 18 feet tall
  • Evergreen, drought tolerant, difficult to transplant
  • Best in dry well-drained soil
  • Leaves leathery yellow green on top and golden underneath
  • Fruits are spiny burs with triangular reddish brown nuts
  • Found in the shady wooded areas of the Bay hills

Huckleberry RP


1 gallon

bloom season Aug
pollinators Bees
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
dormancy Evergreen
sun Full Sun
flower color Inconspicuous
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
water Low
habitat Mixed evergreens
features Nuts
sun Part Shade
soil Well-drained

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.