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Sea Buckthorn for sale
Hippophae rhamnoides L.
OUT OF STOCK
(new stock expected: January 2016)
Sea Buckthorn is a shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
While we can't confirm claims that the berries are effective in treating various ailments, many people believe consuming the berries helps with arthritis, infections, and asthma, among other things.
Because Sea Buckthorn plants have attractive pale silvery-green leaves, dense branches, and large thorns, people like to grow them in hedges or as a first row in a shelterbelt.
This species is also known as one of the more salt-tolerant species for those with saline soils.
Very popular with permaculture types who use the nitrogen fixing properties of this plant to benefit other nearby fruits.
Note: these plants typically reach maturity and make their sex easily known (females producing fruit) in their 3rd or 4th year of growth. Our seedlings are too young to identify their sex.
Sea Buckthorn - 1 Year Old
One-year-old greenhouse grown container seedlings. Grown from seed, these packages include a mix of male and female plants.
Stock Type: 415D Plug (170 ml)
Age: 1 year (1+0)
Size: 13-29 cm (5-11.5")
Sea Buckthorn - 2 Year Old
These two-year-old plants are good-sized and ready to begin producing berries. Greenhouse-grown from seed, transplanted to our bareroot fields for a second growing season.
Stock Type: Bareroot
Age: 2 years (P+1)
Size: 26-54 cm (10-21.5")
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Height: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Berries: small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine, even medicines
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Pollution tolerance: high
In row spacing: 0.9 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other names: sallowthorn, sandthorn, seaberry
Tags: All Items, Berries, Hedges, Interesting Foliage, Permaculture, Shelterbelts and Windbreaks, Shrubs, Urban Yards, Wildlife Attracting, Winter Interest, Xeriscaping
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