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Alder Buckthorn

Alder Buckthorn (Frangula alnus) is a European deciduous shrub, thriving in damp woodlands. With slender branches and glossy leaves, it supports biodiversity and offers habitat.

Size

Ultimate Height

2.5–4 metres

Ultimate Spread

2.5–4 metres

Time to Ultimate Height

20–50 years

Colour & Accent

# Stem Flower Foliage Fruit
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter

Growing Conditions

Terrain

Chalk, Clay, Loam

Moisture

Moist but well-drained, Poorly‑drained

pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Position

Sun

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, West, South or East facing

Exposure

Exposed or Sheltered

Hardiness

H7

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