Growing Guide: Simpson's Stopper

Plant Type 
Evergreen Fruiting Shrub

Harvest Season 
Summer, Fall

Mature Size 
Up to 20 ft tall

The overall look and size of your Simpson's Stopper plant will depend on the amount of sun it's exposed to. When planted in full sun, Simpson's Stopper forms a densely growing plant that makes a great hedge. In partial shade, the foliage is slightly less dense and affords a better view of the exfoliating bark and super cool branching.

Soil & Moisture 
Prefers well-draining soil but can also handle slight periods of standing water AND is highly drought tolerant. This here is one hardy shrub!

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade


Growth Rate

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 8-11; Patio/Greenhouse 4+