bd4d8bf390de854dc88e684bf9c19680
Details * * * * Forum Notes Plant Care Add Your Plant Photo

Cercocarpus spp

Mountain Mahogany

Members can create lists of plants to manage your garden, get plant care information sent to you, and connect to other gardeners.It's free and easy, SIGN IN or JOIN NOW and get started right away!

Plant Facts

Scientific Name Cercocarpus spp
Principal Common Name Mountain Mahogany
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description Native evergreen shrub with silvery leaves, open structure and branching. Distinctive fruit has a long achene which looks like a silvery plume.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity North America
Height Range 4 - 30 FT
Spread Range 4 - 25 FT
Flower Showy N
Warning
Sunset Zones 3 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Silver : White under-side
Leaf Texture Coarse : Leathery : Serrate
Form Shrub : Small Tree
Flower Color
Flower Time
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Evergreen : Wet tolerant

Please bear with us, we're constantly adding plants and updating information and photos. Our goal is to have the very best, most complete plant data available. Our priority is to research the plants which our Community Members have added to one of their lists.

The Mulch is here for everyone, so take a minute and register with us (if you haven't already) and tell us about you and the plants you have in your garden!

Downloading plant care instructions. Please wait, this may take a moment.