Cercocarpus betuloides

  • Cercocarpus  betuloides  Mountain Mahagony
Mountain Mahagony

This large shrub, 6 to 20 feet, can be pruned to form a tree or left as a bushy shrub. It has small birch like leaves, silvery gray bark, and summer fruits with showy white plumed tails. Good as an informal hedge or espaliered against a fence. Drought tolerant, grow in full sun. Bay Area Native