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Fremontodendron 'California Glory'

California Glory Fremontodendron

Fremontodendron

Comments

A large, fast growing evergreen shrub producing large bright yellow flowers in spring and summer; the fuzz (stellate hairs) on the leaves can be irritating to the skin, so use protective gloves and eyewear when handling; prefers dry to normal conditions

Description

A large, fast growing evergreen shrub producing large bright yellow flowers in spring and summer; the fuzz (stellate hairs) on the leaves can be irritating to the skin, so use protective gloves and eyewear when handling; prefers dry to normal conditions

Landscape Attributes

California Glory Fremontodendron is an open multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting birds and bees to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

California Glory Fremontodendron is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

California Glory Fremontodendron will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 60 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

8a

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Spread:

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Soil Type:

20 feet

15 feet

sandy

Deer Resistant:

false

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