Hippophae rhamnoides l.
Prunus pumila var besseyi
Sea Buckthorn is a nitrogen fixing shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
Western Sand Cherry is known for its unique, leathery grey-green foliage and beautiful white blossoms. It is a popular ornamental shrub in parks and front yards. Both you and the wildlife will love its edible small dark red to purple cherries.
SEA BUCKTHORN QUICK FACTS
WESTERN SAND CHERRY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Berries: small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine, even medicines
Berries: small purple cherries
Flowers: small clusters of white blossoms
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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