Rhamnus californica ‘Mound San Bruno’ (syn. Rhamnus californicus ‘Mound San Bruno’) Rhamnaceae
Mound San Bruno Coffeeberry or California Buckthorn
- 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 inconspicous, 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.