Botanical name: Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata'
Other names: Italian buckthorn 'Argenteovariegata', Rhamnus alaternus 'Variegata'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Argenteovariegata' _ 'Argenteovariegata' is a large, evergreen shrub bearing greyish-green leaves with creamy-white margins. Inconspicuous yellow flowers in late spring and early summer are followed by small, red berries that turn black as they ripen.
Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' is: Evergreen
Flower: Yellow, Insignificant or absent in Spring; Insignificant or absent, Yellow in Summer
Foliage: Cream, Grey-green in All seasons
Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest free.
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' (Italian buckthorn 'Argenteovariegata') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Foliage only
Cultivation: Grows in most soils in sun or partial shade. Good for coastal planting. Provide shelter in cold or exposed areas. Does not like being moved.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)
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