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ALDER BUCKTHORN Frangula alnus

ALDER BUCKTHORN Frangula alnus

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If you only buy one plant for pollinators, then the Alder Buckthorn is an absolute MUST!

This shrub is the food plant of the Brimstone butterfly. The long blooming, small flowers are incredibly attractive to a wide range of insects. From mid-summer and into the autumn, there are a succession of red, turning to black berries, providing a feast for birds.
Who can ask for more for your garden?

Alder Buckthorn is a superb stand-alone shrub for the garden, or a fantastic addition to any hedgerow. This shrub can be kept trimmed, or left to grow. 

Height: 2m - 6m.
Available online in 2 and 3L pots

5L & 10L - Collection from the nursey in Penllergaer only.

Foodplant of the Brimstone, Green Hairstreak and Holly Blue butterfly.



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