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botanical name:
Arctostaphylos pajaroensis 'Paradise'
Arctostaphylos pajaroensis 'Paradise' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Paradise Manzanita, Pajaro Manzanita
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: orange
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Bushy evergreen of variable size, becoming open and sparse with age. Oval or obovate, downy, greyish-green leaves with showy reddish new growth. Peeling dark reddish-brown bark. Pendant clusters of small, urn-shaped, pink-flushed, white flowers followed by orange berries.

Well drained soil in sun or part shade and thrives best in mild climate areas. Tolerant of drought once established.
Can be trimmed to keep bushy, tidy and to moderate size.

From hardwood cuttings

Good in mild coastal areas.
Popular as a landscaping plant in the western USA.

other notes:
A selection from the wild population in California, USA.
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