Deciduous shrubs which are particularly wind-resistant.
In coastal gardens, where few other plants will grow; but also inland, where the sea buckthorn can grow to enormous size.
The soil must contain a certain amount of chalk.
From, from ground shoots, or from .
Hippophae rhamnoides: Height to 4 m; flowering season towards the end of spring; thebeing insignificant. The twigs are strongly thorned and covered in silvery scales; willow-like, almost sessile . The orange fruits appear only when a female buckthorn has been fertilised by a male specimen, for the shrub is dioecious.