Garrya elliptica

Coast Tasselbush

Plant family: Garryaceae - Silk-tassel


Plant type: Shrub, Tree

Plant origin: N/A, California

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One Gallon 0   14.99
Five gallon - Natural 0   44.99
Fifteen Gallon 0   139.00

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Flower Color White
Blooming Season Spring, Winter
Height 5-15 feet, 15-25 feet
Spread 10-15 feet
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Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Woodland/Forest

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Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Hedges and Screens, Slope Stabilizer

Plant Highlights

An elegant evergreen shrub, or small tree which produces 8" long white catkin-like flowers in winter. This is an excellent foundational plant or can be used as an informal hedge or screen. Garrya responds well to pruning and could be trained as an espalier or small tree. Height can vary rom 10' -20' depending on conditions, with a spread up to 12'.

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