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Sea buckthorn

Hippophae rhamnoides

Belonging to the Hippophae genus, Sea buckthorn has a botanical name of Hippophae rhamnoides. Sea buckthorn is an edible fruit evergreen, it will keep its leaves throughout the year. Keep in mind when planning your garden that Sea buckthorn is known for growing to a bushy habit. This plant tends to bloom in mid spring, followed by first harvests in early autumn.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Sea buckthorn is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Sea buckthorn have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sea buckthorn

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Sea buckthorn is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will typically do well in a plant of different extremes of cold temperature.

See our list of companion Plants for Sea buckthorn to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Sea buckthorn from seed

Transplanting Sea buckthorn

As Sea buckthorn is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Common Sea buckthorn problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Sea buckthorn plants:

Other names for Sea buckthorn

Seaberry, Duindoorn, Espino falso, Oblebicha, Olivella spinosa, Sallow thorn

Hippophae rhamnoides L.

Misspellings: Sea Buckthorn, Sea-buckthorn, Seabuckthorn

Sea buckthorn care instructions

How long does Sea buckthorn take to grow?

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