Arctostaphylos manzanita
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Arctostaphylos manzanita


  family ericaceae 
  genus arctostaphylos 

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Genus  Arctostaphylos Species  manzanita Variety  Cultivar  Common names  manzanita Family  ERICACEAE Specimen number  S11950 Data source  GrUnFr p216;Frgnt p277
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Various Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  8' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Soil pH 05-06 USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  The flowers of Arctostaphylos manzanita have a strongly perfume scented aroma.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The berries are 1/3 inch diameter with a brownish-red color. Some of its possible culinary uses include: in jelly and in sauces.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  strongly fragrant Fragrance parts  Flowers Fragrance intensity  Strong Fragrance category  Perfume Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Jelly   Sauces Nutritional value  Edible parts  Berries Description of edible parts 1/3 inch diameter with a brownish-red color Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  No special fertilization is necessary for Arctostaphylos manzanita to produce fruit. Manzanita is a wildflower and may have originated from California.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Arctostaphylos manzanita is evergreen.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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