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Latin Name: Rhamnus cathartica
Forestart Reference: RHCAT1

A large deciduous shrub or small tree. The spiny branches are very attractive in the autumn when they are carrying their small shiny dark almost black fruits.

Common name: Common Buckthorn.
Native: Europe
Provenance: Hungary
Size and spread (10 years): 3m x 2m
Treatment required: Deeply dormant requires 34 weeks stratification treatment.
Germinal seeds / kg: 40000
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: All types of soil in sun or shade.
Planting instructions:
Mature height: 3m x 2m

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