Hippophae rhamnoides l.
Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.
Sea Buckthorn is a nitrogen fixing shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS
SEA BUCKTHORN QUICK FACTS
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Berries: white waxy berry-like drupes
Berries: small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine, even medicines
Flowers: pink to white flowers in spring
Bark: red-brown shredded bark
In row spacing: 0.9 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Toxicity: berries toxic to humans
Other Names: common snowberry
Other Names: sallowthorn, sandthorn, seaberry
Tags: All Items, Flowering, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, SPECIALS, Waterside and Riparian Zone Plants, Wildlife Attracting