shrub, groundcover

Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet' | Emerald Carpet Manzanita

this Manzanita is admired for its general good looks throughout the year. The dense, compact growth due to its tightly packed, small, glossy dark green leaves make it a fine choice as a groundcover or small shrub. Best with afternoon shade in hot inland regions. Prune only to remove dead branches. Canopy coverage: 20 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 5 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: spring, winter