North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Doghobble, Leucothoe axillaris

  • Evergreen
  • Native to: NC Coastal Plain
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-8
  • Growth Rate: slow
  • Mature Size: 3'-5' tall, equal spread
  • Moisture Requirements: moist soil
  • Exposure: dense to partial shade
  • Soil: grows in deep, acidic, well drained, with plenty of organic matter
  • Wildlife Benefits: n/a
  • Container Size/Price: 5 gallon, $12
       Doghobble Flowers and Leaves

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Photos courtesy of Will Cook