Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate grower to 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Edible
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Early summer
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:fa-JO-a se-lo-ee-AH-na
Plant type:Tree, Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:7 - 9, 12 - 24
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
Special features:Attracts Birds, Edible, Waterwise
Foliage color:Gray-green
Blooms:Early summer
Flower color:White
Flower attributesShowy Flowers
Design IdeasEvokes either a Mediterranean or tropical character in gardens. The coloring of this foliage complements western natives that have very pale, gray or hairy foliage. Plant as a background or specimen for the flowers. In warm climates use as a fruit tree in orchards. Excellent screen or single specimen plant.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.