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.

 

Fremont's silktassel by Sevenoaks
Fremont's silktassel by Sevenoaks
  • Fremont's silktassel by Sevenoaks
  • Fremont's silktassel by Sevenoaks

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Bottomland Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Provides cover for birds. Good as part of hedgerows, screens.
Mature Height:
10 ft
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Well drained, moist to rather dry soil.
Special Uses:
Drought tolerant.