All-Stars Plant Details

 toyon, christmas berry, California holly
Latin Name: Heteromeles arbutifolia
Common Name: toyon, christmas berry, California holly
Type: Shrub
Size: Large
California Native: Yes
Description: Shrub with leathery, dark-green leaves and profuse red berries all winter that are popular with cedar waxwings, a species of migrating bird in the Central Valley.
Pruning Needs: little or none
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Part Shade
Arboretum Location(s): Mary Wattis Brown Garden
Water Needs: Low
Color(s): None
Bloom Season(s): Spring
Wildlife Value: Birds