Arbutus xalapensis. Arbutus xalapensis Kunth. Texas Madrone, Madrone, Texas Arbutus, Naked Indian, Lady’s Leg, Madroã±O, Manzanita. Arbutus xalapensis is an evergreen Tree growing to 12 m (39ft 4in) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. It is in leaf all year, in flower from July to August. Shrubs or trees, (-8) m; bark brick red, peeling in smooth flakes over most larger limbs, retained on base of trunk on older specimens and eventually over.

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Burch, Kathryn Byerley, M. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. It is reported that the fruit of this uncommon species is edible and that the fruit of related European species has narcotic properties.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The plant is self-fertile. The suggestion that Texas Madrones prefer acid soil would be quite a surprise to those growing in the wild here in the VERY alkaline 8. Do not allow the compost to become dry. Arbutus xalapensis Conservation status. The wood is used for tools, handles, rollers, fuel, and charcoal for gunpowder.

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Comarostaphylis glauca Buckley Comarostaphylis rubescens Bertol. Browsed by cattle and heavily by deer and goats. Grows in rocky limestone soil; igneous soil in canyons; and is sometimes found on the open plains of the Edwards Plateau and in the mountains of the Trans-Pecos.


EllipticOvate Leaf Venation: QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. Comarostaphylis arbutoides Comarostaphylis discolor Comarostaphylis diversifolia Comarostaphylis glaucescens Comarostaphylis lanata Comarostaphylis xalapeensis Comarostaphylis mucronata Comarostaphylis polifolia Comarostaphylis sharpii Comarostaphylis spinulosa.

It is in leaf all year, in flower from July to August. Dark-green, leaves arubtus red-tinged on edges and undersides. The wood has been used locally xalapensiis tool handles. Requires a lime-free nutrient-rich well-drained moisture-retentive soil in sun or semi-shade and shelter from cold drying winds, especially when young[].

Search Google Images for Arbutus xalapensis. Landscaping Region by Region Wasowski, S. Fruit – raw[, ]. Stout, crooked, spreading branches form a distinct crown.

Gould, David Gouveia, Charles, H. Smarty Plants says Propagation of Texas madrone Arbutus xalapensis October 08, Xlaapensis have seeds from a madrone tree and would like to know if you have had success propagating a madrone and if so, could you give me some tips, because I hear it can be tricky. Balcones Canyonlands Preserve Accession date: Bugh, Valerie Bugh, Valerie G. It is reddish brown, sapwood lighter, xalapenssis, hard, heavy, specific gravity about 0. Many species are too tender for outdoors in Britain though there are many that can be grown outside.


Flowers white, small, urn shaped, in wooly clusters, appearing in early spring. Sweeney, Collene Swint, Richard B. All images are copyrighted xalqpensis are the property of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the photographers. Shiny dark green above, lower surface paler Flower: Usually multi-trunked, Texas madrone is a ft.

Xalapensos you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. Last update on Good details on habitats, some details on plant uses. This species thrives on limestone soils and in dry conditions[]. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts.

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All plant pages have their own unique code. Arctous alpina Arctous rubra. Not really for the casual reader. Dwiggins, Pam Engard, Rodney G. The bark and leaves are astringent and are occasionally used in Mexico. One of the most interesting and beautiful native trees of Texas, but temperamental to propagate or grow.