HIPPOPHAE rhamnoides

Commonly known as Sallow thorn, Sea buckthorn

Silvery leaves and orange-yellow berries, completely wind and salt resistant, good for hedging. Mixed sex plants only available.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    grey-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long, silver-scaly to bronze-scaly on both surfaces
  • Green
    Yellow-green
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Bushy shrub or small tree with spiny shoots. Pollinated female plants produce long-lasting berries.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun

HIPPOPHAE rhamnoides

 
individually £13.00 each , 10+ £12.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    The native sea buckthorn. Wildlife plant - fieldfares in a hard winter, moths.
    Medicinal properties
    Vitamin C content is 15 times greater than that of oranges. Used in drinks and the oils in cosmetics.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Europe, Asia, from Atlantic coasts to northwest China.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    To 2cm (¾in) long of inconspicuous flowers
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Preferably sandy
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

Buy Varieties of HIPPOPHAE rhamnoides

 AWARD
HIPPOPHAE rhamnoides 'Leikora'

HIPPOPHAE rhamnoides 'Leikora'

Sallow thorn, Sea buckthorn, Sea buckthorn

female form producing large orange berries

 
£19.00 each 
 AWARD
HIPPOPHAE rhamnoides 'Pollmix'

HIPPOPHAE rhamnoides 'Pollmix'

Sallow thorn, Sea buckthorn

male form. Pollinator for Leikora

 
£19.00 each 
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