Narrow Leaf Buckthorn
Rhamnus frangula 'Asplenifolia'
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||RAM-nus FRANG-u-la|
|Lore||The species Rhamnus frangula has naturalized in the eastern United States and may threaten native vegetation in the wetlands.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing to 10 to 12 ft. tall, 6 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring|
|Design Ideas||With its upright growth and spreading branches, this shrub makes a fine hedge or screen. Use to create privacy around urban outdoor living areas or spa. Divides homesites in front yard or sideyard where screening from unsightly adjacent land uses is important. Makes an interesting background for high contrast specimen plants, fountains and garden art.|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||For the wildlife garden, plant this with other berry shrubs such as Dwarf Cranberry Bush Viburnum (Viburnum trilobum 'Compactum') and Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia aquifolium). In its shade, include the green and white foliage of Francee Plantain Lily (Hosta x 'Francee') or Variegated Plantain Lily (Hosta undulata 'Variegata').|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8