Hippophae rhamnoides Askola - Sea Buckthorn (female)

Sea Buckthorn Askola (Female)

A compact, German-developed female cultivar of the sea buckthorn, Hippophae rhamnoides ‘Askola’ is a fast-growing, deciduous shrub with silvery, willow-like leaves, particularly suitable for coastal sites or stabilising dunes. Vigorous, tolerates drought. The berries, profusely borne in late Summer, are medium to large, oval and deep orange. They are rich in Vitamins C & E, antioxidants and omega 3 oils, and are used for a tasty, highly nutritious juice. Needs a male pollinator – we supply ‘Pollmix’. Important food source for wild birds.

Site: Tolerates coastal exposure
Soil: Any well-drained soil, preferably alkaline or neutral
Position: Crops best in full sun
Pick: From late August
Keep: Can be dried or juiced
Hardiness: Frost-hardy
Pollination: Female; must have a male pollination partner to produce berries
Uses: Eating or juicing

Type | Size: Bareroot | 1yr
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