Sea Buckthorn

Hippophae spp.

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A group of Hippophae orange berries in a tree
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Hippophae is a genus of deciduous shrubs and small trees in the Elaeagnaceae family. This genus is native to the Northern Hemisphere, where they are found along sea coasts, in semi-deserts and above the treeline in mountainous parts of Europe and Asia. There are 6 accepted species in this genus commonly known as sea buckthorns and they are usually cultivated in coastal regions for their berries and as windbreaks, hedging plants or to stabilise sand dunes.
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Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Sand, Chalk

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Elaeagnaceae
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