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[permaculture] re: seabuckthorn
some time ago I read about sucker producing bamboo, and the author recommended to surround the area with a wall which would go at least 3 ft (or was it 4?) down into the ground. Maybe something similar would help in the case of the seabuckthorn. Anybody has an idea how deep these suckers could grow?
> 2. The bushes seem to spread mainly by suckering. At Aberlady Bay this is a
> problem because much of the area is grazed by sheep. They leave the way
> clear for the suckers to grow unhindered by competition, since buckthorn is
> the only thing the sheep won't eat. A mature bush can send out suckers
> quite some distance from its main base.
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