tough, durable, tolerates exposures full sun, heat to part shade.
Seed grown forms vary widely. Good wildlife food.
Dark gray-green & leathery leaves. Slow to moderate
growth rate. Very drought tolerant. Can be as large
as 8' tall x 10' possibly larger. Densely branched.
Foliage damaged in low 20s killed below 15f. Dioecious.
5-5000' on gravelly slopes S Arizona, California, Baja.
Accepts pruning. Tolerant of adversity.