Common Name: Manzanitas of California
Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos
Description: Evergreen group of shrubs native to California. Most have smooth mahogany to purple trunks and red stems with green/grey foliage.
Sun: Full to part sun
Uses, if any, for plant and/or flowers: Attractive to bees, butterflies and birds; berries attract birds
Pruning time & method: Selectively prune only to remove dead branches or reveal structure. Require minimal maintenance; avoid unnecessary pruning.
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