Buckthorn

Buckthorn

By Kallerna

Buckthorn (Columnar) Rhamnus frangula

This upright shrub has glossy green foliage.  This is a popular shrub used in hedges because it develops narrow and quickly.  It attracts honeybees.  Do not plant it past 8,500 feet.  The Buckthorn will reach 10′ and 3′ wide.