Hippophae rhamnoides l.
Sea Buckthorn is a nitrogen fixing shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
Aronia Berry produce black fruit that some people find too astringent, they are also known as Black Chokeberry. It is native to Eastern Canada and the Eastern United States. This branching shrub forms well rooted clumps that can spread.
SEA BUCKTHORN QUICK FACTS
ARONIA BERRY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: wine red to apricot color -- extremely attractive
Berries: small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine, even medicines
Flowers: attractive whitish-pink flowers in loose clusters of up to 8, clusters up to 2 inches in width
Pollution tolerance: high
In row spacing: 0.9 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other Names: sallowthorn, sandthorn, seaberry
Other Names: black choke berry, black chokeberry
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