Plant of the Week 12/04/2020
Narrow Leaf Buckthorn Rhamnus frangula 'Asplenifolia' Zone 2-8
Long, wispy leaves, similar to a willow but thinner. Cover this unique looking tree. With its upright growth pattern, this tree is really looking to stand out. Small flowers appear in the spring, with a strong sweet fragrance that can be smelled every time you walk by.
Once the flowers are spent, small ornamental berries appear which attract birds through the fall. Partial to full sun. Water regularly. Ornamental berries attract birds. A slow grower that can reach 12' tall and 10' wide. Prune in early spring.