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Arctostaphylos parryana Snow Lodge Manzanita

Parry Manzanita.

Santa Margarita, CA
Size Quantity Price
Fifteen Gallon 0 $ 89.99
Five Gallon 0 $ 29.99
One Gallon 0 $ 11.99
Plants in production
One Gallon 10 --
Arctostaphylos parryana, Parry Manzanita, or Snow Lodge Manzanita, is a very clean, light-green, evergreen shrubby groundcover 4 ft tall and 6 ft wide.. Parry Manzanita has a pleasing appearance in cultivation and I expect there will be more of it used in the future. This manzanita is native from 3000-7500' north and east of Los Angeles. I think it is hardy to -30 degrees F. It is probably one of the hardiest as it grows in a terrible climate that regularly goes below zero degrees F. with bare ground, winter arrives quickly and there is no time for the plant to gradually harden off. Our experience with this species has demonstrated that it will tolerate high boron (up to 5 ppm), coastal conditions(maybe not right on the seashore), the San Joaquin Valley, parts of Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. It would be a good one to try in the eastern U.S. Rainfall is about 15 inches per year with about half falling as snow. Its common companion plants are Pinus monophylla, P. jeffreyi, P. ponderosa, Fremontodendron californicum, Quercus Xalvordiana, Q. chrysolepis, and Cercocarpus betuloides.

Arctostaphylos parryana Snow Lodge Manzanita is great for a bird garden.
Arctostaphylos parryana Snow Lodge Manzanita's foliage color is green-gray and type is evergreen.
Arctostaphylos parryana Snow Lodge Manzanita's flower color is white.
Arctostaphylos parryana Snow Lodge Manzanita's fruit is edible.

Communities for Arctostaphylos parryana Snow Lodge Manzanita:Chaparral, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland and Yellow Pine Forest.

ph: 6.00 to 7.80
usda: 5 to 10
height[m]: 0.60 to 1.00
width[m]: 1.00 to 3.00
rainfall[cm]: 40.00 to 120.00

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