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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.
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Sallow thorn, Sea buckthorn
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.
Watch out for the thorns.
Banks, hedging and specimen. Producing ornamental fruits. Spring interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.