|Botanical Name||Hippophae rhamnoides 'Leikora'|
|Mature Height||5-10 Feet|
|Mature Width||5-10 Feet|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun|
|Hardiness Zone||Zones 2 - 9|
|Tolerance||Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Poor Soil|
ℹ Valued for both its fruit and its ornamental value, Leikora Seaberry bears abundant crops of large, juicy, flavorful, bright orange berries. Leikora berries ripen in early September and the fruit-laden branches can be used as a striking addition to floral displays. It is extremely high content of Vitamin C (about 7 times more than lemons) and E, Leikora fruit makes delicious juice and preserves. Highly disease and pest resistant with silvery blue rosemary like foliage. Needs a male pollinator to produce berries. 1 Male will pollinate up to 8 females. Very Popular in Eastern Europe, Russia and China, Seaberry is a new and very valuable plant for North American gardeners. Also known as Sea Buckthorn, Seaberry is prized for its showy ornamental value, tasty and healthy fruit, and the ability to grow in and actually improve poor soils! Has a pleasant acidic flavor which, when sweetened, makes delicious juice. Like Cranberry juice, Seaberry juice is usually diluted with up to 70% water. During the Cold War, East Germany used Seaberry as a healthful substitute for orange juice.