Arctostaphylos glauca (bigberry manzanita)
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