Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Rhamnus californica
coffeeberry

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Rich dark evergreen foliage. Plant north facing or filtered light. The berries look like coffee berries and the seeds like coffee beans but don’t eat them as it will most likely be a “cleansing” experience. Don’t worry the birds love the berries.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Rhamnus californica

Common Name

coffeeberry

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Shrub

Growth Rate

Moderate growth rate

Mature Size

8 tall × 10 wide

Flower Color

Yellow

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees, Songbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Filtered Sun / Part Shade

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional
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