Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)

Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)

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Big Berry Manzanita

An evergreen shrub to small tree with red-brown bark.  This shrub grows slow to moderately to about twenty feet high and wide.  White and pink flowers bloom in winter and spring followed by hard red-brown berries.

An easy California Native to grow in the Los Angeles area.   For more recommendations visit our Easiest California Native Plants to grow in your garden guide. 

- Full sun

- Does well in heavier soils but also excels in  decomposed granite.  Tolerates alkaline or serpentine soil

- Water for first year and then can exist on rainfall

- Attracts, birds, bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

- More susceptible to red leaf spot gall near the coast

- Drought tolerant

- California Native