Hippophae rhamnoides l.
Sea Buckthorn is a nitrogen fixing shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
Golden Currant produces berries for jams, jellies, sauces and even pemmican. This currant bush is very dense, allowing for use as a hedge, windbreak, or wildlife habitat.
SEA BUCKTHORN QUICK FACTS
GOLDEN CURRANT QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: reddish purple
Berries: small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine, even medicines
Berries: glossy black berries used to make jams, jellies and pies
Flowers: clusters of long tubular yellow flowers
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: buffalo currant, clove currant, fragrant golden currant, golden flowering currant, spicebush
Tags: All Items, Berries, Hedges, Interesting Foliage, Permaculture, Shelterbelts and Windbreaks, Shrubs, SPECIALS, Urban Yards, Wildlife Attracting, Winter Interest, Xeriscaping