Italian buckthorn (Rhamnus alaternus) Summary A plant often used in Evelyn’s time and today to create hedges. Referring entries Further reading Article on alaternus at Sayes Court Garden Sources Wikipedia. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.