Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. glaucomollis

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Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. glaucomollis

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylus glandulosa ssp. glaucomollis
Common Name: Eastwood Manzanita

Recommended for tough sunny slopes. Excellent choice for specimen in smaller gardens. Good nectar source for hummingirds and butterflies."

Plant Family: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 5' H x 6' W
Growth Habit: Upright, multi-branched
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: San Gabriel Mountains, w San Bernardino Mountains.
Natural Habitat: Rocky outcrops, slopes ridges below 7000'

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Care and Maintenance
  • With proper placement, manzanitas require little maintenance. Selectively prune to remove dead branches or to reveal structure. Avoid unnecessary pruning. Manzanitas are prone to branch die-back, caused by a naturally occurring fungal pathogen. When removing dead branches, sterilize pruning shears with alcohol between cuts to prevent the spread of the disease.

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