Hippophae rhamnoides l.
Sea Buckthorn is a nitrogen fixing shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
Bog Cranberry is a native, ground cover species. These plants generally produce one crop per year in summer. Plants may spread 3 feet in width forming a dense mat which makes it attractive as an ornamental ground cover.
SEA BUCKTHORN QUICK FACTS
BOG CRANBERRY (LINGONBERRY) QUICK FACTS
Berries: small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine, even medicines
Berries: tart, edible red berries
Flowers: white or pink flowers
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: cowberry, dry ground cranberry, fox berry, foxberry, lingonberry, northern mountain cranberry, partridgeberry, rock cranberry, wolf berry, wolf-berry
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