Pollmix Sea Buckthorn (Male)
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Species: Hippophae rhamnoides
History: Pollmix sea buckthorn was developed as a series of clones to aid in the pollination of female sea buckthorn plants. It is a German cultivar.
Why We Grow It: Although Pollmix does not produce berries, it is a good option for pollinating female varieties! Aside from that, the attractive silvery green leaves can make this shrub an appealing plant to have in the yard, and it is also good for erosion control or creating windbreaks.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 3
Soil Preference: Prefers clay loam but adaptable to different soil types
Growth Habits & Disease Resistance: Shrub grows up to 5m tall, vigorous with an upright and spreading growth habit. Drought resistant.
Sun/Shade: Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily)
Pollination: Can pollinate up to 5-6 female varieties
Flowering Time: May
Bloom Colour: Yellowish-white
Recommended Use: Pollinating female sea buckthorn plants, windbreak, erosion control
- 1 year plant in 3" pot, ~10cm above soil
- 2 year bareroot - 35cm above soil