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SNOW FLURRY CEANOTHUS
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Snow Flurry'

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Photo Locations: Leaning Pine Arboretum - Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Has fragrant Flower.

Native to California.

Family: Rhamnaceae

Tree Characteristics

Oval or Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 6 - 10 feet.

Width: 8 - 12 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity Less than 50 years.

Leaves Oblong, Glossy Medium to Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring.

Black or Purple Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Winter or Summer.

Bark Dark Brown, Scaly or Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 5 - 9 and 14 - 24.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist to Dry and Well Drained Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Moderate Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Verticillium. Susceptible to Aphids, Crown Rot, Fusarium, Armillaria, Phytophthora and Root Rot.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds and Bees.

Deer Palatable.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Snow Flurry' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Aug 14, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/ceanothus-thyrsiflorus-snow-flurry >

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