Botanical Name: Simmondsia chinensis 'Vista'
 Common Name: Jojoba Vista
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range



Flower Color


Flower Season


Leaf Color

Green, Grey Green


Bark Color


Fruit Color



Fruit Season

Summer, Fall





Very Low, Low


Growth Rate

Moderate, Slow


Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry


Soil pH

Neutral, Basic


Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish, Wild Garden


Accenting Features


Seasonal Interest


Location Uses

Background, Shrub Border, Foundation, Parking Strip, Parking Lot, Roadside, With Rocks


Special Uses

Hedge, Screen, Mass Planting, Wind Break, Naturalizing


Attracts Wildlife

Information by: George Hull MSN

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Compact, dense, smaller selection of the evergreen shrub Simmondsia chinensis. This is an extremely tough, durable shrub. Accepts full sun to partial shade Good wildlife food.
Frost tolerant to 15 F.