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Sea buckthorn is a potent antioxidant that contains fatty acids as well as vitamins A and C. It is radioprotective and is being studied as an anticancer fruit.

 

 

Hippophae rhamnoides

 

Sea Buckthorn, 20 seeds

Sea buckthorn is rich in vitamins A and C, flavonoids, antioxidants, and other bio-active compounds. It is rich in fatty acids, rare for fruit, and is being investigated as a cancer preventative. The plant is native to Europe and Asia. It grows in Norway and Mongolia as well as Spain and Japan, hardy to zone 3. Sea buckthorn is a reliable germinator; expect to see green in two weeks. Scarify the seeds and plant them ten feet apart. Can be 30 feet tall!

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References:

http://www.pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Hippophae%20rhamnoides

 

 

 

 

 

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