Top Plants For Sonoma County
Excellent hedge, screen or specimen. Prune to control size and shape. Some varieties have showy berries.
Dependable for year-round good looks from dark green leathery leaves and a neat mounding habit. Select named varieties of this local native for low, tall, or spreading forms. All develop inconspicuous flowers and red berries that turn black in late fall. Summer water promotes faster growth; part shade prevents sunburn. Tolerates poor soil but requires good drainage.