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Hippophae rhamnoides

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Hippophae rhamnoides is a tall shrub or small tree with narrow, silvery leaves. Female plants have huge amounts of berries in autumn. Suitable as a shelter belt or coastal windbreak or for interest in a native wood.
Note: these are seed grown, mixed sex plants. Numbers of male and female plants vary!

Supplied bare root - not in containers.
Size: bundles of 50 bare root plants, (approx 40 - 60 cm tall).
Available from November to February.

Copyright 2013 © Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery

Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre × 50
£65.00

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Plant Finder: about Hippophae rhamnoides

Common names

Sallow thorn, Sea buckthorn

Description

Hippophae rhamnoides (Sallow thorn). This is a very ornamental shrub because of its fruits. It will grow to a height and spread of 6m with a bushy arching habit. The leaves are narrow grey-green with a paler undersides. The flowers are yellow and will appear in clusters in the spring. The berries are bright orange and borne in dense clusters on the shoots of female plants.

Cultivation

Watch out for the thorns.

Interest and use

Banks, hedging and specimen. Producing ornamental fruits. Spring interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Hippophae rhamnoides | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Low salinity
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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