About Madrone at OSU's Landscape Plants site
Native to the west coast from B.C. to southern California.
In the wild can reach over 100’; less in the city.
Tree is a broadleaf evergreen, shedding its old leaves bit by bit. Leaf is shiny and has a red petiole.
Flowers are white clusters in early spring. Fruit is halfinch red ball in late summer.
Bark is red-brown and exfoliates in patches to display smooth green-yellow beneath.
Uncommon in Portland. Prefers dry hillsides. Over 50 years ago, large stands were on east bank of Willamette River.
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8018 SE Bush St
Right of Way
Planted in 1957