Photo Credits: 2009 Ken Gilliand | 2009 BonTerra Consulting | 2008 BonTerra Consulting

USDA Zones: 6-10
Sunset Zones: 5, 7-9, 12-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Tree
Size: 15 ft wide x 15 ft high
Form: Tree - Oval
Flower Color: White
Flower Season: Winter
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Edible
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators,Scent,Spines

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Holly-leaf cherry grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.