Dense rounded evergreen shrub growing
8-15 ft. tall & wide with creamy flowers between
March & May. Small red fruit.
Grows well in inland areas and is drought tolerant.
Native dry mountain slopes 3-5000' Arizona, Southern California
into Baja, California.
Leathery rich dark green foliage. Needs additional water in low
desert every 2 weeks or afternoon shade.
Well drained site.
Susceptible. to verticillium wilt in wet areas. Zone 8.