Seaberry plants are hardy to -40° F, drought tolerant, and capable of growing on poor soils and improving them through their nitrogen fixation. The Seaberry, also called Sea Buckthorn, is a spiny ornamental shrub with large bright orange, edible, tart berries that abundantly cover the branches in the fall. Seaberry fruits are easily harvested and make a good jelly or sauce and a delicious juice. They are an excellent source of vitamin C and have other healing properties, as well as industrial application. Good hedge plants, the gray green leaves of the Seaberry have silvery undersides making them a pleasant addition to any landscape.
Siberian Sea Berry plants are extremely hardy selections that are well adapted to a short growing season as found in the Midwest and intermountain west coast states. All require a male for pollination.
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Spiny ornamental nitrogen-fixing shrub. Large, bright orange, edible tart berries, great for jelly, sauce, or juice. Plant two or more for pollination; unsexed plants will be either male or female. A single male can pollinate 6-8 females. It will take 4-6 years until the first flowering. Seaberry Seedlings are highly variable, can grow to 35 ft. but can be kept at 7 ft. tall by 5 ft. wide with pruning. Needs full sun. Very hardy plant from Russia. Zones 2-9. ****ON SPECIAL****
The pollinator for all female seaberry varieties. A single Male Seaberry can pollinate 6-8 females. Wind and gravity pollinated. Males can be distinguished by flower shape and they produce no fruit. Shrub growing to about 8 ft.
This variety is early ripening and exceptionally high yielding of large reddish/orange berries of good flavor. From Northern Germany, adapted to a wide range of climate zones. Frugana Seaberry is a fast growing upright shrub.
Medium sized shrub with upright growth, 8-12 ft. Golden Sweet™ Seaberry matures to bearing age a little later than others but has delicious, large, very sweet berries with yellow-orange tone. Zone 3-8.