SelecTree: Tree Detail
MOUNTAIN ANGEL'S TRUMPET
Photo Locations: UC Berkeley Botanic Garden - Berkeley, CA, Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA and Quail Botanical Gardens - Encinitas, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Has a distinctive orange-red flower with yellow veins. A yellow flowered form is sometimes available.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to South America.
Additional Common Names
MOUNTAIN ANGEL'S TRUMPET, DATURA
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 10 - 15 feet.
Width: 6 - 8 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Ovate, Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Orange, Red or Yellow. Flowers in Summer or Fall.
Yellow Capsule, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Dense in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 12, 13 and 16 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium Weak
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Poisonous Health Hazard.
Not Deer Palatable.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Brugmansia sanguinea Tree Record." 1995-2020. Jun 5, 2020.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/brugmansia-sanguinea >