SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: UC Berkeley Botanic Garden - Berkeley, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Needs fast draining soil and ample water.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Chile.
Previously listed in the Flacourtiaceae family.
Oval or Rounded Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 15 - 20 feet.
Width: 12 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 40 to 150 years.
Leaves Oval, Glossy Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Yellow. Flowers in Spring.
Berry, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Wet Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 15 - 17.
USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 10.
Exposure Partial Shade to Full Shade.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Armillaria.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
None Known Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Espalier or Hedged.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Azara petiolaris Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jul 20, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/azara-petiolaris >