Photo Credits: 2009 Keir Morse | 2007 Ricky Grubb | 1998 California Academy of Sciences

USDA Zones: 9-10
Sunset Zones: 7-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Shrub
Size: 6 ft wide x 6 ft high
Form: Shrub - Oval
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Grey
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Edible
Growth Rate: Moderate
Decorative Bark: No
Special: None

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Jojoba 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.