Jojoba

Simmondsia chinensis

plant type:
shrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
NA
cover:
High

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkaline

Location

Min elevation:
0
Max elevation:
5000
Counties: 
Cochise
Gila
Graham
Greenlee
La Paz
Maricopa
Pima
Yavapai
Yuma

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Moderate
Germination Overall: 
High
Establishment: 
High

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
DisturbanceFire
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
NOTES:
seed oil has medicinal and commercial value
Citations:
Matthews 1994