- Partial Shade to Full Sun (3+ Hours Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 5-7 Feet
- Mature Width 2-3 Feet
- Growing Zones 2-7
Incredibly useful and perfect for any landscape! The Fine Line Buckthorn is a favorite due to is usefulness and its texture. This plant has a vertical, narrow growth habit, making it perfect for everything from privacy use to accent planting. It is a great choice for any landscape and is drought tolerant.
The Fine Line Buckthorn has a wispy, green, eye catching foliage. It grows to a height of sixty to eighty-four inches and has a spread of twenty-six to thirty-six inches. Come fall its ornamental leaves turn yellow. Fruit produced by the Fine Line Buckthorn is few, and inedible. Plant in commercial or residential as an accent plant or for hedging and screening purposes. It can be planted in containers as a thriller. Uses also include, border planting, mass planting, and works well as a framing plant for doors or pathways.
Fine Line Buckthorn Care
Planting the Fine Line Buckthorn in full to part sun, ensuring it receives minimum 4-6 hours of sun each day to yield best results. It has average water needs and requires well drained soil. It is adaptable to most soil types and those with varying PH levels. Fertilizer should be a slow release specifically for trees and shrubs and applied in the spring. Once established the Fine Line Buckthorn is drought tolerant. Deadheading and pruning is not necessary. Broken or dead branches may be removed in the fall.
Fine Line Buckthorn Spacing
The Fine Line Buckthorn spacing should be no less than 36 inches and up to 60 inches, center on center, when using for purposes such as screening, border, and hedging. Proper spacing for your Fine Line Buckthorn will ensure the health of the plant for years to come.
Fine Line Buckthorn Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 2-7
|Plant Type: Bush
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
|Mature Height: 5-7 Feet
|Mature Spread: 2-3 Feet
|Mature Spacing: 3-5 Feet
|Flower Color(s): Greenish-yellow
|Flower Description: Small, inconspicuous flowers that are not showy
|Bloom Period: Grown for Foliage
|Foliage Type: Deciduous
|Foliage Color(s): Glossy medium green
|Foliage Description: Fine-textured, deeply lobed leaves
|Seasonal Interest: Summer foliage, fall foliage
|Resists: Deer, rabbit, disease, pests/insects
|Tolerates: Heat, salt, drought
|Uses: Shrubs, hedges, screens
|Features: Fall Interest; Foliage Interest; Deadheading Not Necessary
|Scientific Name: Fine Line® Rhamnus frangula 'Ron Williams' USPP 14,791
|Common Name: Fine Line® Buckthorn
|Other Name(s): Alder Buckthorn; Glossy Buckthorn; Breaking Buckthorn
|Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.