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Fine Line® Buckthorn Shrub Rhamnus frangula

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  • Fine Line® Buckthorn Shrub

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Fine Line® Buckthorn Shrub Rhamnus frangula

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Product Description

Dare to be Different

If you want unusual plants for your yard '– unlike the cookie-cutter landscape shrubs that dot your neighborhood '– put Fine Line Buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula 'Ron Williams' FINE LINE®) at the top of your list. With an artistic flair, Fine Line Buckthorn softens the stark lines of hardscapes and adds movement to otherwise static landscapes. These upright shrubs with ferny foliage contrast beautifully with broadleaf plants while their size fits any size yard.

A Thornless Buckthorn
Don't be misled by the "thorn" in Fine Line Buckthorn's common name. Buckthorn plants are so-named because the original species plants do bear thorns. But Fine Line Buckthorn is a thornless cultivar. It's also a non-invasive improvement over the original species, so you can plant it responsibly without worrying that it will become invasive or weedy.

Fine Leaves and Feathery Texture
A columnar plant, Fine Line Buckthorn grows slightly taller than it is wide -- typically reaching a height of 5 to 7 feet with a 2- to 3-foot width. This shrub works beautifully as a:

• Cold-tolerant shrub. Extremely cold-hardy, Fine Line Buckthorn withstands winter temperatures to USDA plant hardiness zone 2.

• Small-scale vertical accent. If you have a townhome, narrow entry or a small urban lot, Fine Line Buckthorn adds height without overwhelming a smaller landscape.

• Back-of-the-border plant. To add definition to an annual or perennial garden, plant Fine Line Buckthorn shrubs as a background plant for smaller flowering or foliage plants.

• Deciduous green screen. When you need a seasonal privacy screen instead of a large evergreen hedge, multiple Fine Line Buckthorn shrubs grow into columns of green foliage that turn brilliant yellow in fall. • Container plant. Easily grown in pots, Fine Line Buckthorn can be planted as a single specimen or as a tall accent in a mixed-planting container.

An Easy Shrub to Grow
Fine Line Buckthorn grows in any type of soil, as long as the soil drains well. After planting, keep the plants well-watered so the developing root systems become firmly established. Mature plants are drought-tolerant. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in early spring that's formulated for shrubs, and follow all label directions. If you live in a rural area, be sure to add Fine Line Buckthorn to your landscape design because it's a deer-tolerant shrub!

Product Details

Growing Zones: 2-7 outdoors


    
    
    
      2-7 outdoors
    
   Map 2-7 outdoors (hardy down to -40℉)
  • Mature Height: 5-7 ft.
  • Mature Width: 2-3 ft.
  • Sunlight: Full to Partial Sun
  • Spacing: 3-5 ft.
  • Growth Rate: 1-2 ft.
  • Does Not Ship To: AZ

Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5, & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 2nd
Zone 5 Week of April 11th
Zone 6 Week of March 28th
Zones 6 - 11 Ships Now!


Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship within 1-2 days. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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Product Details

Growing Zones: 2-7 outdoors


    
    
    
      2-7 outdoors
    
   Map 2-7 outdoors (hardy down to -40℉)
  • Mature Height: 5-7 ft.
  • Mature Width: 2-3 ft.
  • Sunlight: Full to Partial Sun
  • Spacing: 3-5 ft.
  • Growth Rate: 1-2 ft.
  • Does Not Ship To: AZ

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