This handsome evergreen or deciduous shrub is one of those most suitable for being planted in the portion of the grounds farthest distant from the water hydrant as it requires little attention after the first year. It grows in any soil, forms a dense mass of foliage, and, for planting as a shelter belt or screen, is equaled by few shrubs.

For general planting purposes, Rhamnus Californicus, our native wild coffee, will be found one of the most satisfactory.

Propagate by seeds planted either in the open border or wherever the shrub is desired, covering the seeds to the depth of half an inch.