Rhamnus californica 'Mound San Bruno'

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Rhamnus californica 'Mound San Bruno'
Rhamnus californica 'Mound San Bruno'

Species Name: Rhamnus californica 'Mound San Bruno'
Common Name: Mound San Bruno Coffeeberry

Compact growing coffeeberry. Good bloomer. Excellent screen or background plant. Forage source for the Pale Swallowtail. Berries are attractive (but not edible) turning from red to purple to black.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 4' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Compact, dense
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: San Bruno Mountain
Natural Habitat: Slopes, hillsides, bluffs

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.