James Gaither
Heteromeles arbutifolia -

Heteromeles arbutifolia

Photograph by James Gaither

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Annie Thornton added this to Great Design Plant: Toyon
How to use it. Found in the coastal ranges and Sierra Nevada foothills of California, Toyon has been used extensively in native restoration projects in the state. It can just as easily serve your own landscape rehabilitation projec,t as they work well as slope stabilizers and erosion control. Multi-branched treelike shrubs are very versatile when it comes to landscape implementations, and Toyon is no different. Toyon can be trained to be more of an upright open tree or can be allowed to grow naturally to form a dense screen or hedge. Toyon “creates a lush green background, counter-intuitive to our expectations about the appearance of low-water plants,” Aoyagi says.

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Estudio Castaño added this to Plants/Trees
January 31, 2014
Toyon, California Christmas berry, Christmas berry, California holly, Hollywood, Christmasberry, California Christmasberry. Heteromeles arbutifolia (syn. Heteromeles arbutifolia var. arbutifolia, Photinia arbutifolia).
ratogirl added this to garden
September 28, 2013
spaces2love added this to spaces2love's ideas
October 2, 2012
clydem added this to clydem's ideas
June 8, 2012
erosion control plant
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