Tyler Ludens wrote:I didn't find Sea Buckthorn/Sea Berry to be drought tolerant in my climate. Mine died.
Angelika Maier wrote:I have grown some from seed and I find that they are reasonably drought tolerant. I have planted some out and stilll some in pots and they often were quite dry.
Apparently you can sex them according to how new growth looks, but I can't. I doubt that there are many commercial plantings because of the spines.
Angelika Maier wrote:In Australia this plant is not sold in nurseries so you have to raise it from seeds. I still have half the packet left over and have really enough plants.
Have you ever tasted the berry?
it seems like there might be named varieties of this plant as well, i was searching for sources for them and the engine i use, pulled up Hippophae Rhamnoides by itself as well as quite a few varieties... heres the link to my results upon searching for it (these are supposedly all available in the US btw:
Tom DeCoste wrote:Do you have an idea how they fermented the berry? I see online some recipes for wine-like preparations, was that what it was like? Thanks
Angelika Maier wrote:How small is small? In a climate were you can't grow lemons it's not all that bad having sour fruits!