Rhamnus californica 'Mound San Bruno'
Common name: 
Mound San Bruno Coffeeberry
Mound San Bruno California Buckthorn
Pronunciation: 
RAM-nus kal-i-for-NI-ka
Family: 
Rhamnaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • 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.
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    leaves and flower buds

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