About Little Sur Coffeeberry
- Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
- Plant Type: Shrub
- Height by Width: 3-4' H x 3-4' W
- Growth Habit: Compact, mounding
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
- Cold Hardy to: 15 F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Small, yellow flowers with dark red/purple berries
- Endangered?: Not Listed
- Distribution: Selected for the garden from the Little Sur river mouth in Monterey County and introduced by Tree of Life Nursery. True species found from western California to southwestern Oregon.
- Natural Habitat: Coffeeberry is found in a wide variety of settings and habitats across the state, including coastal strand, foothill woodland slopes, sage scrub flats, chaparral, evergreen forest in mountain areas, rocky outcrops, sandy areas, stream banks, pinyon-juniper woodland in desert transition, and creosote bush scrub in high desert.
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