Deciduous shrub or small tree
6m x 6m
Bird (berries), bumblebee and moth caterpillar plant
- A native shrub or tree, well adapted to the coast and suitable even for the most exposed gardens. Useful as a windbreak, hedge or to stabilise sandy banks.
- Sea buckthorn is a spiny plant with narrow, grey-green foliage and persistent, bright orange berries. Only female plants will bear berries.
- Birds may take berries but not until very late in the year.
- Flowers visited by bumblebees.
- Ash Pug and Brown Tail Moth caterpillar food plant.