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Sea Buckthorn vs Yellow Twig Dogwood

Hippophae rhamnoides l.

Cornus sericea flaviramea

ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW

Sea Buckthorn
Yellow Twig Dogwood

Sea Buckthorn is a nitrogen fixing 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.

Sea Buckthorn plants have attractive pale silvery-green leaves, dense branches, and large thorns, people like to grow in ornamental hedges or as a first row in a shelterbelt.

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.

Yellow Twig Dogwood is a small deciduous shrub with attractive, bright yellow bark.

It features delicate white, star-shaped flowers and white fruit. It is often used as a screen, and its wide-spreading roots help stabilize areas experiencing soil erosion.

Yellow Twig Dogwood complements Red Osier Dogwood, and it is a great filler to add winter color to shrub and flower gardens.

SEA BUCKTHORN QUICK FACTS

YELLOW TWIG DOGWOOD QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $7.99
Zone: 2b
Zone: 2a
Height: 5 m (15 ft)
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: small, edible
Bark: golden yellow in fall/winter
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: high
Suckering: low

In row spacing: 0.9 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft)

In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: sallowthorn, sandthorn, seaberry