Raisa (Femelle)



Sea Buckthorn

The Sea-buckthorn is a thorny shrub with separate male and female plants able to improve relatively poor surrounding soil. It produces orange berry-like fruit on thorny branches. *The bushes generally produce fruit within three years and reach their maximum production within seven or eight years. Male plants flower between 6 and 12 days earlier than the female. The fruit reaches full maturity within 12 to 15 weeks. The sea-buckthorn is recommended for prevention of soil erosion, as wind-break hedges or livestock enclosures. The fruits may boast 30 times more vitamin C than oranges. It is said to have useful therapeutic properties, and may be used in face creams, for example.

Raisa female

*New 2019

This cultivar, native of Finland, produces small orange fruits with a very questionable taste. It is resistant to diseases and is very shrubby. The maturity of the fruits is between the end of August and mid-September. He has few thorns. The weight per 100 fruits is 23.9 gr.