Hippophae rhamnoides l.
Prunus virginiana var. demissa
Sea Buckthorn is a nitrogen fixing shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
Western Chokecherry is a shrub or small tree commonly used for farmstead and field windbreaks.
SEA BUCKTHORN QUICK FACTS
WESTERN CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: reddish-purple
Berries: small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine, even medicines
Berries: edible small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine
In row spacing: 0.9 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Toxicity: toxic to animals with segmented stomachs (horses, cattle, deer moose, etc.)
Other Names: sallowthorn, sandthorn, seaberry
Other Names: bitter-berry, chokecherry, common chokecherry, virginia bird berry
Tags: All Items, Berries, Hedges, Interesting Foliage, Permaculture, Shelterbelts and Windbreaks, Shrubs, SPECIALS, Urban Yards, Wildlife Attracting, Winter Interest, Xeriscaping