Rhamnus frangula  'Fine Line'
  • Rhamnus frangula  'Fine Line'

Rhamnus frangula 'Fine Line'

£28.00

(Columnar Alder Buckthorn) A new and exciting introduction, Rhamnus frangula 'Fine Line' is an upright, deciduous shrub with very narrow, fine, dark green leaves which turn butter yellow in autumn before falling.

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A new and exciting introduction, Rhamnus frangula 'Fine Line' is an upright, deciduous shrub with very narrow, fine, dark green leaves which turn butter yellow in autumn before falling. The upright shape and narrow foliage looks nearly bamboo-like. Established plants have an interesting, mottled bark.

An excellent choice of plant for gardens with limited space or for growing in a large container!


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Will tolerate damp (but not waterlogged) soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Medium sized, narrow upright shrub.
    • Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft).
    • Spread: 60 cm (2 ft).
  • Notes: This plant is also known as Rhamnus frangula 'Ron Williams'.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies), Habit - Narrow, Fruit - Ornamental, Honey Fungus Resistant, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large

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