Hippophae rhamnoides l.
Sea Buckthorn is a nitrogen fixing shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
Black Elderberry is a deciduous shrub native to eastern North America. You can plant this shrub in moist areas and it will help stabilize your soil. You can also use it on rural properties anywhere you'd use a lilac.
SEA BUCKTHORN QUICK FACTS
BLACK ELDERBERRY QUICK FACTS
Flowers: fragrant, white and showy
Bark: gray brownish with rigid bumps
In row spacing: 0.9 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Toxicity: leaves, stems, and uncooked berries are poisonous to humans
Other Names: sallowthorn, sandthorn, seaberry
Other Names: american black elderberry, american elderberry, canada elderberry, common elderberry
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