Hippophae rhamnoides

Sea Buckthorn

Family: Elaeagnaceae Oleaster

Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 7B
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, seashore, specimen
Height 8' to 25' / 2.40m to 7.60m
Spread 10' to 30' / 3.00m to 9.20m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous
Leaf color Green, silvery
Fruit color Orange
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Rounded, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Naturalizing