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Fremont’s Silktassel | Garrya fremontii

Evergreen shrub, bark is gray with darker strips. The oval leaves are thick and shiny green with flat margins. Male plant has long, showy catkins. Blooms December to February.

Plant Details

HabitatsOak Woodland, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Habitat NotesProvides cover for birds. Good as part of hedgerows, screens.
Mature Height10 ft
Shade Preferencepart sun, full sun
Soil ToleranceWell drained, moist to rather dry soil.
Special UsesDrought tolerant.