Heteromeles arbutifolia

Heteromeles arbutifolia



  • Evergreen shrub or small tree (can grow to 20 feet)
  • White flowers in summer and red berries in winter
  • Plant in full sun, can take some shade
  • Established plants are drought tolerant
  • Fire resistant if watered regularly in summer
  • Adjusts to a variety of soils
  • Birds (esp. cedar waxwings) love the berries
  • Good choice as a hedge or screen plant
  • Found in all sections

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Bay Hills, Briones, Oakland, Orinda, Richmond


1 gallon

pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Coastal scrub
dormancy Evergreen
features Fruits
sun Full Sun
bloom season Jun
water Low
habitat Mixed evergreens
soil Moderate
sun Part Shade
growth habit Upright
soil Well-drained
flower color White

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