More About Hippophae rhamnoides
- Inconspicuous, yellowish-white flowers appear before the leaves
- Females produce bright orange berries prized for their high, vitamin C content
- Silvery-green, narrow leaves on spiny stems
- Upright, rounded, large shrub
- Bloom Time: March to April
Though there are male and female plants in this species, they were not grown as such. There are now male and female cultivars available.
Common Sea Buckthorn Growing and Maintenance Tips
Tolerant of a range of soils and conditions, it is, however, best grown in a dry, sandy soil, in full sun or partial shade.
Hippophae rhamnoides Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeEarly Spring
Landscape usesRoadside planting