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Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia' (Large Plant)

Frangula alnus 'Aspleniifolia', Alder Buckthorn, Black Alder

Hardy Shrub

Alder Buckthorn is a slow growing shrub, most noted for its striking foliage. The leaves of Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia' are slender and almost fern-like in appearance, being bright green during spring and summer before autumn turns them lovely shades of red, bronze and gold. Pale white flowers appear in clusters along the stems in late spring which are attractive to pollinators and can form into berries later in the year. This ornate shrub is ideally suited to hedging although will also comfortably take its place in a woodland garden or shrubbery. Height 400cm (157"). Spread: 300cm (118").


Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, low maintenance garden, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
April, May, June
sun or semi shade
    • 1 x 3.6 litre potted frangula plant

    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £16.99
    • 2 x 3.6 litre potted frangula plants

    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £25.99
Grow Alder Buckthorn in moist but well drained soil, Rhamnus prefer full sun or partial shade.
Feed and water well until established, Rhamnus will need little attention once settled in place.

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