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.
Very slowly forms a dense mound to about 2 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide (taller in the Pacific Northwest). ...
‘Mouchang’ has very large, single to semidouble salmon-pink flowers. Vigorous.
This evergreen is native from southeastern Europe to Iran. Fast growing to 15–30 ft. tall and wi...