Sea Buckthorn

Hippophae rhamnoides

$26.00 + GST

A large, open, multi-stemmed thorny shrub, with a more or less rounded form. Features narrow, silver foliage throughout the season. Tiny yellow spring blooms. Ornamental orange berries are held from mid-fall throughout the winter, providing a significant winter interest. Fruit is excellent for making jams and jellies. Only female plants produce fruit.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 16 ft SOIL Well Drained to Dry
SPREAD 13 ft FLOWER Spring, Yellow
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Hippophae rhamnoides
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Size:

Large size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Silver fall colour

Pollination:

Requires a male pollinator

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Applications:

Used as an accent, hedge or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Invasive:

Produces suckers

Winter:

Provides winter interest

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires well drained conditions and will not tolerate standing water

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Salt:

Able to handle environmental salt

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Take caution when pruning to avoid thorns

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Can be used in jams/jellies and baking. More commonly used for its medicinal and cosmetic properties and for wildlife food. Fruit is small in size and yellow-orange in colour. Berries have a sour, oily and dry. taste to them.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#2 Pot

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