Cercocarpus montanus
Plants of the Southwest

Cercocarpus montanus

Mountain Mahogany

Small, wedge-shaped, dark green leaves grow in a dense branching pattern on Mountain Mahogany-- this 6-20 ft. shrub or small tree. Deciduous. Leaves are russet colored and plumed tails emerge from the seed heads in fall. Hardy. Sow seed in fall or soak seed 8 hours in hydrogen peroxide, stratify for 2-3 months and sow in spring. Zones 4-7.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 4567


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