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Rhamnus frangula
Rhamnus frangula

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Zones 1-7, 10, 11, 32-45
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Rhamnus frangula

Alder Buckthorn
Rhamnaceae
Deciduous, Shrubs, Decorative fruit or berries

RHAMNUS

Grown for form and foliage; clusters of small flowers are rather inconspicuous. Used chiefly as background plantings, hedges. Berries (typically pea size) are enjoyed by birds; volunteer seedlings may be a nuisance.

Rhamnus frangula

Native to Europe, western Asia, north Africa. Grows 10–12 ft. (possibly 18 ft.) tall and wide. Oval to roundish, glossy dark green leaves to 3 in. long; turn yellow in autumn. Berries ripen from red to black.

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