Højgård Planteskole - Rhamnus catharticus

Rhamnus frangula [Alder Buckthorn]

Habit: Large shrub, small tree 5-9 m. high.
Foliage: Elliptic to ovate, finely serrated, 4-7 cm long with distinctive curved nerves.
Flower: Yellow-green 2-5 together in tassels, fragrant, inconspicuous, fourparted with yellow-green petals. Black, juicy berries.

Site: Shade tolerant, hardy, light demanding and otherwise no special requirements, however, often thrive on calcareous soils.
Use: Forest, shrubs, windbreaks etc.

2/0    15-30  -  30-50  -  50-80
DK Dyrelund L106