Askola Sea Buckthorn

Hippophae rhamnoides ‘Askola’


Female shrub with silver foliage, yellow flowers and orange fruit. Drought and salt tolerant. Sea buckthorn is a dioecious species, meaning plants produce only male or female flowers. Fruit will be produced on female cultivars, but only when pollinated by a nearby male cultivar.



Height: 6′

Spread: 5′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Silvery Green

Fall Foliage: N/A

Growth Habit: Rounded

Flower Colour: Yellow

Blooms: Spring

Fruit Colour: Orange

Fruit Size: 1 cm

Fruit Timing: Mid Fall to Late Winter

Fruit Use: Cooking, Primarily Ornamental

Key Features: Winter Interest, Edible Fruit

Landscape Uses: Hedging/Screening, Accent, Mass Planting

Pollination: Requires a Pollinator