| Seabuckthorn |
| Hippophae rhamnoides|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 3-8) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Difficult/Special Treatment Required |
North Eurasian tree of increasing economic importance. Orange acidic berries are rich source of vitamins A and C, and make pleasing sauces, jellies and marmalades. Decoction used to treat skin eruptions. Seeds require 90 days stratification at 5°C/40°F to overcome dormancy.