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Common Buckthorn, Purging Buckthorn - Rhamnus cathartica (latin)

Area of origin: Europe, western and Northern Asia.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 5m (16,4'), width up to 6m (19,7').
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil Type: All except very wet.
Hardiness: Hardy to -40°C.
Exposure: Full sun.

Properties and uses:
This little tree is very bushy. The red-black fruits measure 6-8mm and are very purgatives. An interesting plant to use within a country hedge.

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