Rhamnus purshiana is a species of buckthorn native to western North America from southern British Columbia south to central California, and eastward to northwestern Montana.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Rhamnus purshiana,cascara buckthorn, cascara, bearberry, Chinook Jargon, chittem and chitticum
Maximum Reachable Height
easy to grow
Planting and care
Start with pruning shears for smaller growth. Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick. A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.
Cascara buckthorn care
An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands. Acidic (sour) soil is counteracted by applying finely ground limestone, and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur.If you order roses from a mail-order company, order early, in January or February (March at the latest). They are usually shipped in the spring as bare roots when plants are fully dormant, well before they have leafed out
Apply any organic fertilizer
Cascara buckthorn special feature
It s short but notice that the brown on this flower look like a row of bird feathers
Cascara buckthorn uses
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Rhamnus purshiana (cascara buckthorn, cascara, bearberry, and in the Chinook Jargon, chittem and chitticum; syn
The dried bark of cascara has been used for centuries as a laxative, first by Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, and then by European/U
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Cascara buckthorn ?
Cascara buckthorn is commonly known as Rhamnus purshiana,cascara buckthorn, cascara, bearberry, Chinook Jargon, chittem and chitticum
How tall do Cascara buckthorn grow?
On average Cascara buckthorn grows 10 m
What color are Cascara buckthorn ?
A Cascara buckthorn plant bears flowers of color green
When Cascara buckthorn blooms?
With enough light, Cascara buckthorn may produce green flowers in May
How hard is Cascara buckthorn to grow?
A Cascara buckthorn is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Cascara buckthorn need?
A Cascara buckthorn prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Cascara buckthorn need?
A Cascara buckthorn prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Cascara buckthorn need?
A Cascara buckthorn prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Cascara buckthorn like?
A Cascara buckthorn prefers 30 F
How often should I fertilize my Cascara buckthorn ?
To encourage Cascara buckthorn growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Friday, 27 September 2019
Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary