Did you know?
Fernleaf Buckthorn shrubs (Rhamnus frangula 'Asplenifolia') are considered an invasive species in many states because they are weedy, spread very easily, and displace native plants.
Up to 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Small, green, inconspicuous flowers grow in clusters on new growth and attract bees and pollinators. The fruit are small, dark purple, berry-like drupes. Glossy green leaves are very narrow and resemble fronds on a fern.
Pests & Diseases
Great for hedges, borders, in massing, and as an accent
Plant in full sun to part shade. These shrubs are moderately cold hardy and tolerate drought, moist locations, a variety of soil types, and pollution, but do not tolerate extreme heat.
Europe, western Asia, north Africa