Rhamnus alaternus
ITALIAN BUCKTHORN, EVERGREEN BUCKTHORN
Rhamnaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-10

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
5m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Rhamnus alaternus
ITALIAN BUCKTHORN, EVERGREEN BUCKTHORN
Rhamnaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-10

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
5m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in chartreuse

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Ornamental Fruit: red-black

Bark & Stems: spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean designs

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

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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