Prevoshodnaya Sea Buckthorn (Female)
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History: Prevoshodnaya sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides), aka Siberian Splendour, originated from a Siberian fruit research station in the Altai region. Its name may be a slight misspelling of the Russian word 'prevoskhodnaya' meaning 'excellent.'
Why We Grow It: This Russian variety boasts excellent fruit quality with large, tender berries that are easy to pick. This cultivar reaches 10-12', or can be kept smaller with annual pruning or bending for a living fence.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 3
Soil Preference: Prefers clay loam but adaptable to different soil types
Growth Habits and Disease Resistance: Shrub reaches 3.5m tall. No notable pests or diseases.
Sun/Shade: Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily)
Pollination: Requires a male plant for pollination in order to produce fruit
Flowering Time: May
Bloom Colour: Yellowish-white
Ripens: Early September
Storage: Keeps up to two weeks in the fridge
Recommended Use: Cooking, baking, jam, wine, juice, tea, animal fodder
Size including roots: