Cercocarpus betuloides

Mountain Mahogany

Rosaceae

Exposure

Full sun

Water

No summer water

Form

Evergreen shrub

Height

12 feet

Flower color

 

Bloom time

Summer

Mountain mahogany's evergreen foliage of neatly pleated leaves gives a refreshing look to a summer- dry garden. The small petalless flowers give rise to showy plumed fruits. A useful shrub for a natural hedge or chaparral garden.

Habitat Chaparral, woodland, coniferous forest