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Hippophae rhamnoides
Sea Buckthorn (was £9.95)

Hippophae rhamnoides
Hippophae rhamnoides
Hippophae rhamnoides
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Description

Special Offer - A deciduous shrub native to an huge area, stretching from Europe across Asia to Japan, Hippophae rhamnoides has silvery-grey leaves and female plants produce large clusters of vivid orange fruit.

Armed with sharp thorns, Hippophae rhamnoides makes an ideal barrier plant, provides wildlife (particularly birds) with lots of food in the autumn and also can be grown as a wind break or screen. Very tolerant of dry, windy or coastal areas.

Supplied Size: 4L /5L pot (4 years old, 60 - 80 cm tall)

(was £9.95 - now £7.95)


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any well drained soil. Hippophae rhamnoides is very tolerant of nutritionally poor soil and dry soils.
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April.
  • Flower Colour: Yellowish-green
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Large branching shrub or very small tree. Can be pruned to size if required.
    • Height: up to 4 - 5 m (13 - 16 ft)
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
  • Notes: These are a mixture of male and female plants raised from seed and ideal for mass group planting. Once established, Hippophae rhamnoides can sucker and form a dense thicket.

 


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