SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: UC Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, CA and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Can be grown in sunny locations along coast.
Has fragrant Bark, Flower and Leaf.
Native to Southern Chile and Argentina.
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.
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
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Drimys winteri Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 21, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/drimys-winteri >