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Arbutus (menziesii)

Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Ericaceae
Family Common Name: Heath Family
Scientific Name: Arbutus menziesii Pursh
Common Name: Pacific mandrone
Species Code: ARBMEN
Propagation Goal: plants
Propagation Method: seed
ProductType: Container (plug)
Time To Grow: 0
Propagule Processing: Inferred seed dormancy is physiological dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Seeds germinated at 21 C.
References: Baskin,C.C. and Baskin, J.M. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination. Academic Press.1998.666p.
Roy, D. F. (1974a). Arbutus menziesii Pursh. Pacific madrone. Pp. 226-227. In: C. S. Schopmeyer (Tech. Coord.). Seeds of woody plants in the United States. USDA. Forest Service. Agriculture Handbook No. 450.


Baskin, Jerry M.; Baskin, Carol C.. 2003. Propagation protocol for production of Container (plug) Arbutus menziesii Pursh plants University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://NativePlantNetwork.org (accessed 2021/04/11). US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, National Center for Reforestation, Nurseries, and Genetic Resources.

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