Rhamnus californica 'Mound San Bruno'
Mound San Bruno Coffeeberry
Mound San Bruno California Buckthorn
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, more compact than the species, growing to 4-6 ft (1.2-1.6 m) tall and twice wide, or wider. Leaves dark green and narrow. Flower are greenish-white and rather inconspicuous, but they are followed by dark red, almost black, fruit.
- Sun or shade. Not particular about soil, limited or no irrigation required, can be pruned and shaped. Can be used as a large-scale ground cover.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 7 The selection was made by Roger Raiche.