Dodonaea viscosa

Native Hops, Hop Bush, Hopseed Bush

These evergreen tropical shrubs are sticky and bear inconspicuous flower clusters and winged fruits. Use as a pruned hedge or large informal screen. Needs good drainage. Prune to shape.
Dodonaea viscosa, Native Hops, Hop Bush, Hopseed Bush
'Purpurea' cultivar is very popular, with its bronzy green leaves that turn purple. The willow-like leaves up to 4 inches long grow on upright stems. Can be trained with a central leader into a tree. Withstands any soil, wind, ocean breezes, or dry heat. Also does well with water.

Attributes - Dodonaea viscosa

Plant Type: Shrub

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 10 ft. to 15 ft.

Width: 15 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil, Dry Climates, Hot Climates, Wet Soil. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance.

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