(Heteromeles arbutifolia)

Toyon is a fabulous and foundational native evergreen for any California garden. Adaptable and very easy to grow, Toyon makes a great privacy hedge, container plant, or specimen shrub with its bright red berries and evergreen foliage. It produces gorgeous white bunched flowers, and their berries are consumed by birds and other wildlife.

Height: 6-30 feet
Width: 10-15 feet
Sun Exposure: Part shade to full sun
Water Requirements: Low
Soil: Tolerates a variety of soils
Bloom Period: Summer


  • Foundational evergreen
  • Summer flowers
  • Stellar winter berries
Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon
Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon
Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon

Bloom! California Toyon: