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Botanical name: Hippophae rhamnoides
Other names: Sea buckthorn, Sallow thorn, Swallow thorn, Willow thorn
Species: H. rhamnoides - H. rhamnoides is a deciduous shrub with narrow, silvery foliage and thorns. Flowers are insignificant, and may be followed by orange berries on female plants, if a male plant is available for polination. This is a good plant for coastal situations.
Hippophae rhamnoides is: Deciduous
Flower: Insignificant or absent, Yellow in Spring
Foliage: Silvery-grey in Spring; Silvery-grey in Summer; Silvery-grey in Autumn
Fruit: Orange in Summer
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings, Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Hippophae rhamnoides (Sea buckthorn) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Coastal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wind-breaker, Foliage only
Cultivation: Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun. It dislikes acid soil.
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|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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