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BUCKTHORN, COMMON OR PURGING
Rhamnus cathartica

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height15ft (4.6m)Exposed/WindyNo
  Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*1ft (30cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesNo
NativeYesCoastal AreasYes
EvergreenNoChalky SoilYes
 

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.
Warning: Some parts of this plant may cause a skin irritation and are poisonous.

BUCKTHORN, COMMON OR PURGING (Rhamnus cathartica)
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Mature fruits in a native hedgerow

A large, dense, native deciduous shrub or small tree with spiny branches, which are attractive in autumn when laden with masses of shining red fruits that mature to black. The yellowish-green flowers borne in May attract Brimstone butterflies. Its glossy dark green leaves turn yellow in autumn. Tolerant of chalky soil.
SHRUB 15ft x 12ft (4.6m x 3.7m).

 Price per plant forAvailability
1+5+50+250+
 Tr 2-3ft
60-90cm
2.191.691.561.35 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.

Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
 

We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. This is later this year than normal due to the mild weather.


All prices include VAT where applicable.

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