Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Wood’s compact

'Wood's compact' Bearberry

Plant Type: Shrub
Sun: Partial Shade
Drainage: Medium, Well-draining
Water: Occasional, Regular
Height X Width: 1' X 6'
Santa Clara County Local: No
What do these mean?



‘Wood’s Compact’ is one of many selections of this widespread species. It is favored for its attractive, dense growth, large bright red berries and adaptability. This is a great choice for a groundcover manzanita. It is recommended for both sunny and shaded areas, and tolerates moderate summer water. The hotter the planting site, the more shade and summer water is recommended.


Deer Resistant: Somewhat
Attractive to Bees: Yes
Attractive to Butterflies: Yes
Good Under Oaks: Yes
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen