Columnar Buckthorn

General Information

Columnar Buckthorn is a deciduous shrub.  It can grow quite tall, upwards of 12 feet tall.  It grows in a very upright, narrow and densely growing fashion.  This shrub is ideal for as a hedge, or in a variety of other landscaping areas.  The leaves are oval in shape, with a nice glossy appearance.  They are very attractive throughout the growing season, dark green in color.  An added attraction are small berries, maturing to black in color in the summertime.  The berries, while inedible to people, are attractive to birds. 

Additional Information

Rhamnus frangula ‘Columnaris’ grows to a height of 10 to 12 feet, with a spread of 3 to 4 feet.  It is recommended for USDA climate zones 3 to 7.  The Columnar Buckthorn can grow in full to part sunlight.  It does well with average amounts of moisture in well drained soils. 

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI.  Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with either USPS or FedEx.  They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to.  All of our plants will be shipped out within 7 to 10 business days, with certain exceptions.    

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Mature Width 3 to 4 Feet
Mature Height 10 to 12 Feet
Light Full to Part Sun
Planting Zone 3 to 7

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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