Greenleaf Manzanita Arctostaphylos patula

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Botanical Name:

Arctostaphylos patula

Family:

Ericaceae

Genus:

Arctostaphylos

Species:

patula

Common Name:

Greenleaf Manzanita

Height:
3-6 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7

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Growing Info:
Scarification: Pour boiling water over seed , let stand in water for 12 hours; or small numbers of seed , file or sand through the outer seedcoat, let stand in water for 12 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Arctostaphylos patula is a species of manzanita known by the common name greenleaf manzanita . This shrub reaches between one and two meters in height. It is low to the ground with some of the lower branches rooting in the soil and others extending more outward than upward. more...
* The fully ripe fruit is pleasantly acid with a flavour resembling green apples. It can be dried, ground into a powder then used in making cakes etc. The fruit can also be used for making jelly and cider. more...
* Red-brown bark, pink flowers, bright green leaves. more...