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Point-leaf Manzanita

Point-Leaf Manzinita

Pointleaf Manzanita, Arctostaphylos pungens, is an evergreen shrub, about 6 feet high by 5 feet wide.

Interesting shiny red exfoliating bark and clusters of bell-shaped pinkish-white flowers in spring, make this shrub well worth planting.

Birds and many desert animals eat the small apple-like fruit. "Manzanita" means "small apple" in Spanish.

Very heat, drought and cold tolerant. Full sun and low water usage, once established.

The Point-leaf Manzanita is a great choice for the desert Southwest landscape.

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