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Hippophae rhamnoides 'Leikora'

More About Hippophae rhamnoides 'Leikora'

  • Inconspicuous, yellowish-white flowers appear before the leaves
  • Large, oval, orange berries are prized for their high vitamin C, E and A content
  • Silvery-green, narrow leaves on spiny stems
  • Upright, rounded, large shrub
  • Needs a male pollinator
  • One male can pollinate up to six females
  • Ripens: August

Zone:

3

Height:

6 m

Spread:

3 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Leikora Sea Buckthorn Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of a range of soils and conditions, including salt, it is, however, best grown in a dry, sandy soil, in full sun. 


Hippophae rhamnoides 'Leikora' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Edible
Edible
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Gray

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Hippophae rhamnoides 'Leikora'

Hippophae rhamnoides 'Juliet'

Hippophae rhamnoides 'Juliet'

Juliet Sea Buckthorn