Photo Credits: 2008 Keir Morse | 2011 John W. Wall | 2006 Julie Wakelin

USDA Zones: 7-10
Sunset Zones: 4-5, 7, 14-19
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Tree
Size: 40 ft wide x 40 ft high
Form: Tree - Oval
Flower Color: White
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Edible
Growth Rate: Slow
Decorative Bark: Yes
Special: Pollinators

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Madrone 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.