tree, shrub

Cercocarpus betuloides | Western Mountain Mahogany

This is a chaparral shrub or small tree, adapted to a range of conditions and water applications. Accepts summer water. Useful as a screen, hedge or foundation plant. Flowers are small and not too showy. The seeds, which are adorned with feathery tails, add interest. Canopy coverage: 79 square feet.

Water Requirement: very low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 10 feet high

Width: 10 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: yellow, green

Flower Season: spring