tree, shrub

Cercocarpus ledifolius | Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany

Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany makes a suitable background plant. It can be trained to become a small tree to show off its rich, reddish brown bark. The small white flowers remind one of roses. Plant in well drained soil. Best with some protection from the sun in hot summer regions. Canopy coverage: 79 square feet.

Water Requirement: very low

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: slow

Height: 15 feet high

Width: 10 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds