General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12 to 25 feet
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: 1/4 inch shiny, white berries each containing a single seed
Fruiting Time: Spring
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

Common names
  • Boxleaf Azara
  • Littleleaf Azara
  • Chinchin

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Date: September 9, 2010
photo by Inao Vásquez via Wikimedia Commons:
Location: San Francisco Botanical Garden, California
Date: August 10, 2006
photo by Stan Shebs via Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikime

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