Carolina Buckthorn - Rhamnus caroliniana

Species: Rhamnus caroliniana
Common names: Carolina Buckthorn

Plant Properties

Growth Period: Perennial
Plant Form: Tree
Foliage: deciduous
Flower color(s): white

Plant Requirements

Water requirements: medium
Light requirements: part shade

Soil moisture requirements: moist
Soil content requirements: Caliche
Drainage requirements: poor to good
Calcium carbonate (CaC03) tolerance: medium
Drought tolerance: medium
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