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WINTER'S BARK
Drimys winteri

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Photo Locations: UC Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, CA and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Can be grown in sunny locations along coast.

Has fragrant Bark, Flower and Leaf.

Native to Southern Chile and Argentina.

Family: Winteraceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect, Spreading or Weeping with a Low Canopy.

Oval or Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 25 feet.

Width: 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Elliptic, Glossy Light to Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Fragrant Cream or White. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Black Berry, fruiting in Fall.

Bark Dark Brown, Red Brown, Dark Gray, Light Gray or Light Green, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 5 - 9 and 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 10.

Exposure Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Drimys winteri Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/drimys-winteri >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.