Rhamnus cathartica
EUROPEAN BUCKTHORN
Rhamnaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 3-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
6m
Plant habit
 
5m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in chartreuse

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Leaves: coloured in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red-black

Bark & Stems: spines
 
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Rhamnus cathartica
EUROPEAN BUCKTHORN
Rhamnaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 3-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
6m
Plant habit
 
5m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in chartreuse

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Leaves: coloured in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red-black

Bark & Stems: spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean designs

Uses: informal screen, barrier, formal screen, formal hedge, topiary

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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