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San Diego Mountain Mahogany

Cercocarpus minutiflorus


San Diego Mountain Mahogany is a medium, upright multi-trunked, evergreen shrub that is easy to grow, in well draining soils, with high to low water conditions. Moderate to fast growth rate. Has small, smooth, rounded, green leaves leaves with soft serration.

In the garden, Mountain Mahogany can be used as narrow, high visibility screening plant. Be sure to pick 5-7 trunks and then prune all of the suckers. Also, be sure to keep the plant around 5 feet for the first few years so that the plant doesn’t grow too tall and top heavy because it will topple over if it gets too tall.

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