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Other common names
Italian buckthorn 'Argenteovariegata'
Rhamnus alaternus 'Variegata'
Rhamnus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or trees, often thorny, with simple leaves that may colour well in autumn, and tiny yellowish flowers followed by fruit that is typically black
'Argenteovariegata' is a large, bushy evergreen shrub, with small, leathery, ovate leaves greyish-green with creamy-white margins. Inconspicuous yellow flowers followed by small berries, red turning black
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand, Clay
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
An easy to grow, vigorous, evergreen shrub. Not reliably hardy and needs some shelter in the colder more exposed areas but is valuable for coastal planting
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Drought Resistant Low Maintenance
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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