Rhamnus frangula ‘Fine Line’ Buckthorn

Description: A columnar, slow growing, deciduous shrub with linear, fern like, mid-green leaves turning buttery yellow in autumn. Small greenish yellow flowers attract pollinators from May to June, before developing into small black fruit loved by birds.

Rhamnus Growing Tips: Grows in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 2m x 0.5m


  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • S Size: Small
  • Tree shape: Upright
  • Autumn colour
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Fruit for wildlife

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