Garrya fremontii

Evergreen shrub, bark is gray with darker strips. The oval leaves are thick and shiny green with flat margins. Flowers are on separate male and female plants producing long, hanging clusters of yellowish to pinkish flowers. The spherical berries ripen to blue-black and are somewhat persistent. Winter blooming between December and February.

Plant Details

Oak woodland
Bottomland Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Mature Height:
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Well drained, moist to rather dry soil.
Special Uses:
Drought tolerant.