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Sea-buckthorn

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Sea-buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides)
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Robert Mineau)
Hippophae rhamnoides.

Onglets

Botany

Origin and description

Sea buckthorn is a shrub or often thorny shrub with very decorative and narrow deciduous.

Sea buckthorn is a suckering shrub with twisted irregularly shaped trunks. It has dense foliage that is greyish green on top and silvery green beneath. It is dioecious, meaning that both a male and female plant are required for the plant to produce fruit. The orange berries last through part of the winter on the plant.

Common name

Sea-buckthorn

Latin name (genus)

Hippophae rhamnoides

English common name

French common name

Botanical family

  • Elaeagnaceae
Horticulture

Growing conditions

This plant is perfectly adapted to coastal and roadside conditions in that it tolerates salt, dry soil and wind.

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Pests and diseases
Physiological disorders

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