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Dirca occidentalis - Western Leatherwood
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Dirca occidentalis - Western Leatherwood
Photo by Sonja Wilcomer

Dirca occidentalis - Western Leatherwood
Photo by Sonja Wilcomer

Botanic Name: Dirca occidentalis
Common Name: Western Leatherwood
Size: 6'h x 6'w
Sun: Part Shade
H20: Occ.H2O/dry
Attracts Hummingbirds Deer Resistant
Resistance: high
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Description:
The light green leaves, mottled grey bark, and showy yellow flowers of this deciduous shrub lend a grace to the garden throughout the year. Western Leatherwood grows slowly to 6' high and 3' wide in cultivation. It flowers as early as December on shady hillsides of the Bay Area where it is endemic. The oval leaves follow the bloom and persist until fall. Dirca needs shade and plenty of winter moisture, water it occasionally to help it through its first few summers.

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