This medium sized evergreen shrub is native to the rocky slopes
of SE Arizona, New Mexico, Texas & Mexico at elevations of
2100-5000'. It has a moderate growth rate to 8' tall by 10'
The dark green compound leaves have thick waxy leaflets
with rounded tips.
Grows well in full sun or part shade but requires good
drainage. The single white flowers are followed by showy red
In the low desert, partial shade is preferred.
Consider as a good replacement for privet. Cold hardy to
USDA Zone 7.