Evergreen, Edible fruit, Trees
Native to cool, shaded canyons in California mountain regions below 4,500 ft. Slow-growing conifer to 15–20 ft. tall and 12–15 ft. wide, with a trunk 1–3 ft. in diameter. Wide, open pyramidal crown becomes domelike with age. Branches are horizontal, slender, somewhat drooping at tips. Flat sprays of rigid, sharp-pointed, flat, dark green leaves with two whitish bands underneath. Plumlike fruit is pale green with purplish markings.
‘Mouchang’ has very large, single to semidouble salmon-pink flowers. Vigorous.
‘William Hertrich’ has very large, semidouble, deep red flowers with heavy petals.
Native to New Zealand. Grows to 2–3 in. high and up to 12 in. wide. Dark green, 1/2-in. leaves s...