Hippophae rhamnoides l.
Sea Buckthorn is a nitrogen fixing shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
River Alder is a large shrub or small tree with a multi-stemmed, spreading habit. It is an excellent tree to plant if you want to stabilize the soil near rivers and creeks.
SEA BUCKTHORN QUICK FACTS
RIVER ALDER QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Berries: small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine, even medicines
In row spacing: 0.9 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other Names: sallowthorn, sandthorn, seaberry
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