General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 4-20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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Common names
  • Common Buckthorn
  • European Buckthorn
  • Waythorn
  • Hart's Thorn
  • Purging Buckthorn

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Invasive where I live by arctangent Oct 12, 2020 6:44 AM 0

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