Found in canyons, valleys, and chaparral regions, the leaves are aromatic when crushed and used as a spicy seasoning. Small flowers are followed by olive-like fruit which turns purple. Needs regular watering.
Attributes - Umbellularia californica
Plant Type: Shrub, Tree
Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Height: 10 ft. to 25 ft.
Width: 25 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil, Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance.