Group54 Rhamnus purshiana - Cascara Sagrada
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Rhamnus purshiana - Cascara Sagrada

Cascara can be considered a large shrub, especially in its multi-stemmed form, or as a small tree. Its bark is sometimes collected for medicinal use. A good wildlife plant, the berries (decorative yellow or red before turning black) are eaten by grosbeaks, woodpeckers, jays, robins and tanagers. Insect-eating species are also attracted to Cascara--kinglets, bushtits, chickadees, and nuthatches. Leaves are used by the swallowtail and other butterflies. Bears, foxes and raccoons enjoy the fruit, too.

A small, native deciduous tree, 20-30ft tall, it has dark green, boldly veined leaves, 2-4in long, that turn a good yellow in the fall. Overall appearance is light textured and fine. Use this in a woodland forest setting, or along a stream with Vine Maple, Ninebark, and other native understory plants, under Big-leaf Maple and Alders where it will get partial shade and moist soil. The birds and other wildlife like its black fruits.

Zones: 5 to 8



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Size Qty In Stock Price
1 gallon 63 $9
2 gallon 12 $0
5 gallon 15 $0
1 inch 6 $0
1.5 inch 2 $0
2 inch 2 $0
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