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Heteromeles salicifolia

Family: Rosaceae

Common names: CHRISTMAS BERRY, TOYON

Synonym: Heteromeles arbutifolia

Native to: California

Plant

Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 29.5 feet

Max width: 30 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, hummingbird, specific butterfly species

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: evergreen

Propagates by: cutting, seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant