Cistus Nursery

*RETAIL - Cercocarpus intricatus

*RETAIL - Cercocarpus intricatus

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Dense form of the desert mahogany from the mountains of the southwest -- northwest Mexico into the Great Basin. Dense shrubs, eventually to 10 ft or so of tufted, deep-green, rice-grain sized leaves angled to show the pale undersides. Small spring flowers give way to clematis-like seed heads. Most attractive when backlit. Sun and well-drained soil. Good drought tolerance. USDA zone 5. Can be pruned into the most delicate, small evergreen tree for desert climates.


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